After an SUV crashed into the brick wall in the Twp. of Pequea, rescuers worked to extricate the people entrapped inside the vehicle.

A nursing supervisor confirmed that Chuck Shaub, age 53, resident of Marietta sustained life-threatening injuries. He was rushed to the General Hospital of Lancaster that Saturday evening with two other people who were injured.

When an SUV crashed into a wall in Pequea, Shaub was in critical condition while Laura Cooper, age 43, resident of Marietta, and a female juvenile were delivered to the hospital

Cooper was not admitted in the Lancaster Hospital so there was information about her condition. There were no details about young girl.

Chief Jason Topper of the West Willow Fire Company Chief Jason reported that a Chevy Blazer was going east along the Long Lane at about 3:10 o’clock in the afternoon when it swerved off the road and head on struck a brick wall. Topper stated that Shaub, Cooper and the juvenile were trapped in the wreckage,

EMS responded to the call with multiple medics for they anticipated injuries. Meanwhile, they also notified Lancaster General Hospital that they will bring three trauma patients after the three were extricated from the Chevy at about 3:28 o’clock that afternoon.

To give investigators time to look over the scene and clear the area, routes around Long Lane were closed for over an hour.

At 3:45 o’clock that afternoon, police declared the incident under control.

After the investigation, police will release detailed information on the crash and the conditions of the victims in the hospital.

The three people injured that afternoon were: (1) 53-years-old Chuck Shaub was driving the SUV; (2) 43-years-old Laura Cooper; and (3) a young girl who remained identified being a juvenile. All were residents of Marietta.

Police officers said that Shaub and the juvenile sustained major injuries but are in stable condition. Cooper’s condition is not available as she was admitted in another hospital.

According to Police Chief Topper, it was a single-car accident involving a Chevy Blazer that ran off the road towards Long Lane; then the vehicle hit head-on a brick retaining wall.

Topper said that Shaub, Cooper and the juvenile were trapped in the wreckage and had to be extricated by the crews.

Emergency responders also called multiple medics to come to the scene; as, well as advance notification to Lancaster Hospital that three trauma patients are on the way.

All three were freed from the car by 3:28 p.m.

Due to the mishap, Long Lane starting from Rte. 272 to Millwood Rd.; while Millwood d. from Shultz Rd. down to Sprecher Rd. were closed for more than an hour to clear the wreckage and avoid a traffic jam.

Accident victims have rights. If you or your loved one has been harmed or fatally injured in a vehicular accident caused by the negligence of a distracted driver, contact  car accident lawyer now for free consultation. You may be entitled to financial compensation for economic damages, as well as pain and suffering.

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