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One sent to trauma center following fiery crash in Richland

One sent to trauma center following fiery crash in Richland

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One car was on fire Saturday night following a crash on Weymouth Road in the Richland section of Buena Vista Township.

BUENA VISTA TOWNSHIP — One person was sent to a trauma center following a fiery crash Saturday night in the Richland section of the township, according to the Collings Lakes Fire Department.

Firefighters were dispatched at 6:49 p.m. to the 800 block of Weymouth Road for a motor vehicle crash involving fire. The vehicle was located in the trees off Weymouth Road. There was no entrapment, fire officials said.

Two engine trucks handled the fire, and a rescue and utility truck were also on scene. Buena Regional High School served as the landing zone for a medical helicopter to transport the patient to a nearby trauma center, fire officials said.

The scene was cleared about 7:45 p.m. with no personnel injuries reported.

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I graduated from Rowan University in 2011 where I studied journalism. I covered local high school and college sports at the South Jersey Times and Vineland Daily Journal. I have been a sports reporter with The Press since July 2013

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