On Friday, January 13, 2023, at approximately 1:13 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Newtowne Neck Road and No Name Lane in Leonardtown, for a motor vehicle collision reported serious with one trapped and unconscious. Crews arrived on the scene to find two vehicles involved in a T-bone style collision with one trapped/pinned with trouble breathing. Maryland State Police Helicopter Trooper 7 was pre-launched and landed nearby. Hollywood and Leonardtown Volunteer Fire Department responded with 20 volunteers and extricated the trapped victim in under 15 minutes from their arrival. Maryland State Police Trooper 7 transported one victim to an area trauma center. A second patient was transported by ambulance to an area hospital. As Hollywood Rescue Squad 7 and Leonardtown Squad 1 were preparing to return to service, St. Mary’s County Communications dispatched a second serious motor vehicle collision in the 26800 block of Point Lookout Road in Leonardtown that was reported head-on. Fire and rescue personnel responded to the second collision and located two vehicles in the roadway in a rear-end style collision with no entrapment and only minor injuries. One patient was transported to the hospital for evaluation by EMS. Police responded to […]
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