Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Metro Disaster In Washington, DC

At least seven people have died in a train accident in Northeast Washington, DC. During the evening rush hour on June 22, 2009, two Metro trains collided on the Red Line between the Fort Totten and Takoma Park Stations.

With over seventy people injured and some in critical condition, the on scene commanders utilized United States Park Police Aviation assets to medevac multiple patients to area trauma centers.

Eagle One was an integral link in the disaster mitigation efforts providing needed advanced critical care and transport for this incident.