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Motor Vehicle Collision - Rollover / Entrapment - Circle Drive West and Clancy Drive

For immediate release: September 8, 2020 - 8:07pm
20-11556

At around 5:34 p.m. on September 8, 2020, the Saskatoon Fire Department was alerted to a single motor vehicle collision involving an overturned vehicle and the possibility of entrapment. One fire engine, one rescue unit, and one battalion chief were dispatched for immediate response. 

Arriving on scene in just over four minutes, firefighters accessed the collision scene and made contact with the patient trapped inside of the overturned vehicle. Upon assessing the situation, firefighters began preparing the patient and vehicle for the extrication process; using hydraulic rescue tools, the roof of the vehicle was partially removed and the patient was successfully freed by about 6:02 p.m..

Fire crews performed debris clean-up before concluding on scene and returning to their stations to continue serving Saskatoon and surrounding area.