PRESS PHOTOS BY DEBRA PALMIERIGoodwill Fire Company, Germansville, New Tripoli Fire Company, Northern Valley Emergency Medical Services and the Northwestern Lehigh School District participated in a mass casualty incident drill to see the emergency response if a school bus were to be involved in a crash with another vehicle. Ambulatory middle schoolers are directed from the bus by school district
Northwestern Lehigh school bus driver Kim Borgman is “unconscious,” slumped over the wheel, following the “crash” at Northwest and Hunters Hill roads.
An “injured” Elijah Johri complains of chest pain as he speaks with an EMS from Northern Valley Emergency Medical Services.
An anxious Hudson M. Wertman is comforted by NWL Assistant Middle School Principal Amy Stauffenberg as he sits on the grass with other “injured” middle schoolers.
Northwestern Lehigh Police Officer Paul Dunstan escorts a distraught mother from the “crash” scene. District Superintendent Jennifer Holman is walking at the right.
Volunteer firefighters from New Tripoli and Germansville unload blocks of wood that will be used to stabilize the school bus and the car before extricating remaining “injured” middle school students.