Motorcycle Accident with Flyout - April 9, 2012

On Monday, April 9, 2012, units from Laurel were alerted to the 14000 block of Old Gunpowder Road for a reported motorcycle accident. Engine 104, Ambulance 108, Medic 10, and Chief 10B responded. While en-route, communications advised that the motorcycle was in fact a dirtbike and was located roughly a half mile in the woods. Command requested a utility truck and Rescue Squad 49 (Laurel Rescue) for the stox basket. Upon accessing the patient, units found a priority 2, category B trauma patient and requested a medevac helicopter. After packaging and extricating the patient, Maryland State Police Trooper 7 flew the patient to Prince George's Trauma Center.