NW Harris County (Houston, Texas) - At 10:52pm, Cy-Fair Fire Department units were dispatched to an MVA with the reports of multiple entrapments at West Little York Road and the Sam Houston Toll Road.
First arriving District Chief #4 (Chief Adam Colley) assumed command, advised that there were multiple entrapments and that Houston Fire Department Engine 66 was on location. Houston Fire Department had also received reports of multiple entrapments and subsequently dispatched a full entrapment response.
The location of the accident is on the border of the two departments. Initial response from the Cy-Fair Fire Department was District Chief #4, Safety Officer #1, EMS Supervisor #33, Ambulance 1, Ambulance 5, Engine 6, Engine 10 and Rescue 5.
Numerous severe thunderstorms were passing through the area at the time of the accident.
There were at least 5 vehicles involved with one of the vehicles on top of two others. One pick-up truck struck a second truck and pushed it into three other vehicles.
The second truck came to rest on top of the first truck and a small passenger car.
Four people were trapped in the vehicles. The last patient was extricated by 11:31pm with all units being clear of the scene by 11:52pm. There were 8 patients transported to various hospitals by ambulance: Cy-Fair Fire Department Ambulance 5 transported 2 and Ambulance1 transported 1, Houston Fire Department Medic 96 transported 3 and Medic 50 transported 2.
The cause of the accident was still under investigation as the last Fire Department units were clearing the scene.