Man seriously injured in Joppa car accident – Baltimore Sun

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Joppa accident Sunday

An unidentified man was seriously injured in a single vehicle accident on Clayton Road in Joppa Sunday afternoon. Firefighters from Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company responded and extricated the victim from the vehicle. He was flown by Medevac to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore. (Photo courtesy of Andrew Doyle / August 13, 2012)

An unidentified man was seriously injured in a single car accident in Joppa Sunday afternoon, firefighters and EMS personnel at the scene said.

The accident occurred around 1:30 p.m. in the 3600 block of Clayton Road.

Firefighters and EMS personnel said they arrived to find a single vehicle that had rolled over, trapping the adult male driver.

Firefighters immediately began using the jaws of life to extricate the victim, who had not been identified as of Monday afternoon.

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The doors and roof were removed allowing EMS personnel to safely remove him onto their stretcher, according to emergency responders called to the scene.

A Maryland State Police Medevac helicopter was called in to transport the victim to theR. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore.

Seven fire and EMS units carrying 20 volunteers from Joppa Magnolia responded to this incident, according to information received from the fire company.

Clayton Road was closed for a period of time following the accident, according to emergency personnel at the scene.

No further details were available as of 12:30 p.m. Monday from either the Maryland State Police or the Harford County Sheriff’s Office. Spokespersons for each agency said the other was in charge of the investigation.

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