Vehicle collisions keep paramedics busy over weekend

Staff ~ The Prince Albert Daily Herald
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Paramedics are warning motorists to slow down on slippery roads and highways following a flurry of vehicle collisions over the weekend.

As of noon on Sunday, Parkland Ambulance Paramedics had responded to 51 incidents, with the majority taking place on Saturday. Among the most notable:

- On Saturday at 1:02 am., paramedics responded to an assault on Wahpeton First Nation. They cared for a 22-year-old female with minor injuries who was taken to hospital via ambulance for further care.

- At 11:42 a.m., paramedics responded to a vehicle collision in the 300 block of 13th Avenue East. No injuries were reported.

- At 3:22 p.m., paramedics responded to an assault in the 800 block of 15th Street West. They cared for a 23-year-old male with minor injuries who was taken to hospital via ambulance.

- At 4:04 p.m., paramedics responded to a snowmobile incident in the White Swan Lake area. They cared for a 50-year-old male with injuries who was taken by ambulance to hospital in good condition for further care.

- At 4:44 p.m., paramedics responded to a vehicle collision on Highway 2 south approximately four kilometres south of the city. The 26-year-old female driver of a truck that flipped over in a ditch was uninjured.

- At 6:04 p.m., paramedics responded to a vehicle collision on Highway 3 west near Holbein. They cared for three people -- a 40-year-old male, 38-year-old female and 16-year-old female with injuries. All were taken by ambulance to hospital in good condition for further care.

- At 11:50 p.m., paramedics responded to a vehicle collision on Highway 120 near Meath Park. No injuries were reported.

- On Sunday at 10:52 a.m., paramedics responded to a vehicle collision on Highway 2 north in the Red Wing area. No injuries were reported.

Paramedics remind motorists to slow down, give yourself plenty of safe distance between vehicles in front of you and allow plenty of time to reach your destination.

Geographic location: 13th Avenue East, White Swan Lake, Holbein Meath Park

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