Two Seriously Injured In Vehicle Crash Near Point Of Rocks

Both were medivaced.

US Rt 15 crash near Point of Rocks (Photos  from Frederick County Fire & Rescue Services)

Point of Rocks, Md (KM) Two people were medivaced to University of Maryland Shock Trauma in Baltimore  Wednesday afternoon following a two-vehicle crash in the Point of Rocks area.

According to the Frederick Scanner Facebook page, police, fire and rescue were dispatched at around 1:52 PM to  southbound US Route 15 between Basford Road and Point of Rocks Road for an accident with entrapment. They found a vehicle on its side with one patient trapped and unconscious. Another patient was also  pinned in a vehicle. Two State Police Medivac helicopters were called to the scene while crews successfully extricated the two patents. Both were flown out.

Route 15 in that area was closed to traffic for a time  while rescue operations were underway.

Fire and rescue crews and apparatus began clearing the scene just before 3:00 PM.

The Maryland State Police are investigating the crash.

By Kevin McManus