Gamber & Community Fire Co. and Reese & Community Volunteer Fire Co.'s Rescue Squad were alerted at 12:43 pm on Saturday, March 17 for a vehicle collision with rescue. The initial call reported the crash to be on Rt. 32, Sykesville Rd., near Brandy Lane in Westminster. Units arrived to find a single truck hit a pole with wires down on the truck. There was no rescue and Reese's Rescue Squad 9 was returned to service. BGE was requested. They arrived and confirmed that wires were dead. The driver of the pickup truck removed himself from the passenger side of the truck. He was evaluated by Paramedic 139 and the patient refused transport.
Maryland State Police were on the scene and were investigating the cause of the crash.