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Multi Vehicle Collision - Extrication Required

For immediate release: August 11, 2019 - 1:56pm
19- 09673

At approximately 11:05 this morning the Saskatoon Fire Department received multiply 911 calls reporting a two vehicle collision on Circle Drive at the 8th street overpass with patient extrication required. 

Two fire engines, one heavy rescue unit and one battalion Chief were dispatched for response. Upon arrival the fire crews confirmed that the drivers of both vehicles would need to be extricated from their vehicles. Fire crews began stabilizing and de-energizing the vehicles as patients were being assessed by fire - paramedics. The heavy rescue unit extricated drivers from both vehicles using hydraulic rescue tools. The occupants were then transported to hospital with undetermined injuries.

Fire crews then contained fluid spills while Saskatoon City Police were investigating the collision.