Motorcycle Crash In Edgewater Hospitalizes 2, Both Riders Flown To Shock Trauma: Officials

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A motorcycle and an SUV crashed last Friday near Central Avenue and Mayo Road, fire officials said. The Maryland State Police flew both bikers to shock trauma. The Woodland Beach Volunteer Fire Department is shown here on another day. (Google Maps)

Press release from the Woodland Beach Volunteer Fire Department:

Jul 24 2023

On 7/21/2023 at 21:20hrs Engine 2-1, Rescue Squad 2, Medic 2, Ambulance 2-9, EMS 3 and Chief 2 was alerted to the 2-14box in the area of Central Ave and Mayo Rd for the reported motor vehicle collision involving a motorcycle. Crews arrived on location to find a suv vs motorcycle in the intersection and requested an additional ALS unit adding Medic 1 to the call. Chief 2 assumed Central Avenue command. Upon patient contact command requested aviation for a trauma referral. Engine 3 was requested as an additional unit to handle the landing site at South River High School. Engine 3 and Medic 1 were placed in service while enroute and Engine 2-1 handled the landing site. Upon further consult it was decided to fly both occupants of the motorcycle. Medic 2 and Ambulance 2-9 transported patients to the landing site. Trooper 2 transported 2 patients to Shock Trauma. The driver of the SUV declined any injury. Rescue Squad 2 remained for AAPD Traffic Safety.


This press release was produced by the Woodland Beach Volunteer Fire Department. The views expressed here are the author’s own.

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