Motor Vehicle Collision - Possible Entrapment - Arlington Avenue and 8th Street East
At approximately 4:00 p.m. on February 21, 2020, the Saskatoon Fire Department was alerted to a two vehicle collision near the intersection of Arlington Avenue and 8th Street East. It was reported that one vehicle had overturned, trapping an older adult male inside.
Two fire engines, one rescue unit, and one battalion chief were dispatched for immediate response.
Upon arrival of the first responding fire engine, fire crews stabilized the overturned vehicle and made contact with the patient trapped inside. Firefighters were able to assist the patient in evacuating the vehicle without need to initiate the extrication process. The patient was transported to hospital for further evaluation of what are believed to be non-life-threatening injuries.
Fire crews cleaned fluid and debris from the roadway prior to clearing the scene and returning to their stations.