Ohio 13 MVC injures two, closes highway on Monday morning

CH411, R415, E413, G412, G414 were dispatched the area of Ohio 13 just south of the bypass at 7:37am Monday morning on the report of a motor vehicle crash.

Upon arrival to the scene, two vehicles were found off the roadway, one with moderate damage and the other heavy damage; both with persons trapped inside. Due to the number of vehicles and damage, a rescue was requested from the Mount Vernon Fire Department, who responded E491 and CAPT491 to the scene.

Medflight was dispatched to the scene for the patient within one of the vehicles.

Crews from FCFD began working on the car with the heavier damage to provide a means of extrication for EMS of their patient. Crews from MVFD worked on the other car, and then came over to assist.

The roadway was shut down due to the number of vehicles on scene and to allow law enforcement time to conduct their investigation. The scene was turned over to the Mount Gilead Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

All FCFD units were back in quarters by 9:01am. The FCFD had seven personnel respond to this call.


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