Crews rescue senior citizens after crash into pond

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Update from Public Information Officer William Smith

Just after 11:00 a.m. this morning volunteer fire units were dispatched including our surface water team to Leonardtown Road at the Hughesville by-pass for a reported vehicle in the water.

Hughesville Rescue Squad #2 arrived in minutes to confirm one vehicle in the retaining pond with subjects in the vehicle. The "raft" was deployed by Hughesville volunteers with the assistance of Waldorf's surface water team rescuing two occupants - one 93 y/old male and 73 y/old female of the vehicle subsequently transported to the local hospital by PA#2. Chief #2 (Scott Herbert) had Command with 31 volunteer and paramedic staff on scene.

No other injuries were reported

HUGHESVILLE, Md. - On Monday, Feb. 11 at approximately 11:15 a.m, crews responded to the intersection of Leonardtown Road and Prince Frederick Road for the report of a vehicle in water. Upon arrival, crews discovered a SUV that had driven over an embankment and into a stormwater management pond. Crews are currently working to rescue multiple people from the vehicle. Use caution in the area. 

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