Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Fire Service Personnel Among The Injured In Two Separate Accidents

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Fire service personnel were among individuals injured in two separate vehicle collisions on Tuesday.

However the fire service says their injuries were minor.

According to fire service spokesman, Damian Jn Baptiste, an ambulance attached to the Micoud Fire Station impacted an ISUZU pick up, while returning from an ambulance call.

Jn Baptiste disclosed that the incident occurred along the Castries-Vieux Fort highway, Northbound, on approach to the Ti Rocher Junction. 

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He explained that as a result of the collision, the attendant encountered pain to her leg and the driver complained of a stiff neck.

There was no patient on board at the time of the accident. 

It is also noted that the sole occupant of the other vehicle involved suffered no injuries, refused transportation and signed a release form, Jn Baptiste said.

He reported that in a separate incident on Tuesday a utility vehicle belonging to the fire service  was involved in a front/side on collision at Cul-De-Sac, near the entrance to Valley Storage with a Subaru Impreza car. 

Jn Baptiste noted that Fire Service personnel responding to the incident assessed and treated three of the four individuals involved.

He said the driver of the Fire Service vehicle complained of feeling unwell, while the passenger complained of pain to her leg.

They were both transported to the OKEU Hospital.

“The passenger of the Subaru Impreza was also transported to the OKEU Hospital, while the driver refused medical attention or transportation and subsequently signed a release form,” Jn Baptiste said in a statement to the media.

He noted that  all of the vehicles sustained significant damage due to the collisions which are currently being investigated by the police.

Headline photo caption: Image posted on social media

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