Two Hurt In Wet-Weather EMS Crash

Two emergency responders from Kent Island Volunteer Fire Department were treated and released at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore after the ambulance they were in apparently skidded on the wet road and struck a fence and trees on Cox Neck Road near the Bridgepointe community. KIVFD Medic 1 was responding to a call on Riverside Drive when the crash occurred. No patients were on board. Queen Anne’s County Emergency Services, the Queen Anne’s County Sheriff’s Office and KIVFD responded to the crash. Manuela E. Lauer of Glen Burnie, EMT-Intermediate, and Gray Maggard of Annapolis, EMT, had to be cut from the vehicle. Both were taken to the hospital by county paramedic units with non-life-threatening injuries. By 5:30 p.m., a hospital spokesman said both had been treated and released.