Carrollton Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched 0709 Wednesday 9 October 2013 to a reported "accident with injuries" at the intersection of Channell Way and Carrollton Blvd. A Virginia Marine Police Officer was first on scene and reported two vehicles involved, the northbound lane of the intersection blocked and one entrapment. Carrollton VFD units Zone-11and transport ambulance Squad-10 responded immediately and arrived in less than two minutes, followed quickly by vehicle collision response engine Rescue-10. After positioning R-10 for scene protection, its bumper hose line was deployed in case of fire or a fuel leak. Volunteer crews used hydraulic extrication tools to free the passenger who was then immobilized, secured on a backboard and placed in S-10 for ALS medical care. Isle of Wight Sheriff's Officers arrived to control traffic, investigate, record and report. The patient was transported in S-10 to the nearest trauma center while the R-10 crew assisted with hazard mitigation, vehicle removal and initial scene clearing operations. All Carrollton VFD units were cleared from the scene and available by 0814.

History Note: Channell Way is the centuries old lane that ends at the still standing historic home and farm of the Channell Family. This stately and relatively isolated early Victorian era manse, built on the site of earlier structures, still retains its original shaded drive that is today reminiscent of older, rural times in Carrollton. Notable Family members include Arthur Channell, Magistrate (Justice of the Peace) for Isle of Wight County 1838-39, and his grandson Arthur Otis Channell who served Isle of Wight County as Supervisor for Newport District from 1908 to 1919. A small private cemetery near the home contains the final resting places of several generations of the family including Private George F. Channell who served with the storied 13th Virginia Volunteer Cavalry Regiment that, as part of the Army of Northern Virginia under Gen. Robert E. Lee, saw action in all the major campaigns in Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania from July 1862 through the final surrender at Appomattox in April 1865.

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