Seven I-95 crash victims recovering at Shock Trauma

Posted at 6:31 AM, Dec 19, 2016

Medical officials with the University of Maryland Shock Trauma gave an update on the massive 67-car pileup that happened on I-95 near Caton Avenue Saturday.

Shock Trauma's GO-TEAM responded to the scene Saturday. The special team is dispatched to crash scenes when extricating victims with life-threatening injuries is expected to last more than an hour.

GO-TEAM members helped free one person from the wreckage Saturday. Gerard Slobogean, M.D., an orthopaedic trauma specialist, and Matt Belzak, CRNA, a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, responded to the scene. 

Two people were killed in the crash, including the driver of a gas tanker truck that overturned and burst into flames around 5:30 a.m.

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Seven people are still being treated at Shock Trauma for their injuries. Doctors said they're expected to survive. 

Video of the crash was shared widely on social media.

Drivers and witnesses involved in the fatal crash are asked to call Maryland Transportation Authority Police at 410-537-1208 with details on the crash. 

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