The Army’s top officer and his team were among the first to assist passengers caught in a vehicle that crashed right into a mass transit bus Wednesday night. Incident occurred in Southeast Washington, D.C.
Gen. Mark Milley, the Army’s chief of team, was riding in a two-car convoy from Joint Base Andrews in suburban Maryland to Ft Myer, Virginia, when they bumped into a crash between an automobile and a Metrobus.
As per Army official, the convoy pulled over four soldiers provided aid at the accident scene. 2 soldiers aided in pulling a single person from the vehicle before it was swallowed up in fires. One more traveler in the auto could not be saved and also was later on declared dead at the scene, as per cops.
The soldiers associated with helping, want to remain confidential.
The official stated they “were simply doing what they believed was the right thing to do– using their basic training to assist others.”
Milley served as a senior military commander in Iraq and Afghanistan war before he became the Military’s chief of staff in August 2015.
Washington, D.C.,’s Fire as well as EMS stated the rescued traveler sustained critical injuries in the accident, while 2 people on the Metro bus had non-life harmful injuries.