Paramedics kept busy with vehicle incidents on Friday

Staff ~ The Prince Albert Daily Herald
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Three motor vehicle collisions kept Parkland Ambulance paramedics hopping on Friday night.


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The first incident took place at about 4 p.m., when paramedics responded to a motor vehicle collision on Highway 55 east near the community of Meath Park.

Paramedics cared for a man with minor injuries who was taken to hospital.

The second incident took place an hour later down the road on Highway 55 closer to the community of Wierdale. A woman with minor injuries was cared for by paramedics who brought her to hospital.

The third notable motor vehicle collision occurred at about 2:30 a.m. on Saturday at River Street and Third Avenue West in Prince Albert.

Paramedics cared for two people with minor injuries who were then taken to hospital.

Be ready for the sun

Going into the weekend, Parkland Ambulance Care director of public affairs Lyle Karasiuk is encouraging everyone to play it safe in the sun.

Wear plenty of sunscreen and put on a hat, he encourages. Drink plenty of water and be sure to take plenty of rest breaks if you’re working in the sun.

Although he notes that alcoholic beverages taste good on hot summer days, they don’t keep you hydrated.

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