Just before 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 26, Pikesville Volunteer Fire Company Squad 322 was alerted for a 10-50 PI rescue on Garrison Forest Road near Green Spring Valley Road (19-4 box).
Baltimore County Fire Department Engine 19 had been alerted earlier for a reported accident with a vehicle smoking. Medic 19 was soon added when another caller to 9-1-1 reported a person was injured. The call was upgraded to a rescue box, and crews found a BMW convertible had struck a tree head-on. The driver was trapped.
Crews from Squad 322 and BCoFD Truck 18 used Holmatro cutters to remove the car's roof and extricate the patient. Command requested a Maryland State Police helicopter for medevac. Trooper 1 landed at the Green Spring Valley Country Club golf course.
The seriously injured male patient was flown to R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore.