Workplace accident, collisions among weekend calls for paramedics

(Herald file photo)

Prince Albert’s Parkland Ambulance cared for patients involved in a workplace accident, a vehicle collision and a vehicle vs. pedestrian collision over the weekend.

At 10:33 a.m. on Friday, paramedics went to a workplace incident at the 800 block of 15th Street East in the Cornerstone area.

A 33-year-old man had moderate burns, which a news release said is believed to have happened because of boiling liquid.

The patient is still in hospital in good condition.

Occupational Health and Safety is investigating the accident.

Then, at 11 a.m. on Saturday, paramedics responded to a vehicle collision on Highway 2 South in front of Wholesale Club.

Two 85-year-old men, a 77-year-old man and a 77-year-old woman were all taken to hospital for their injuries “in good and stable condition for further care.”

Parkland also responded to a collision involving a pedal bike and a vehicle at 1:14 p.m. the same day.

According to the release, the 53-year-old man on the bike was looking at his cellphone when the two collided.

He was taken to hospital in good condition for further treatment.

Up until 2 p.m. on Sunday, Parkland Ambulance responded to 72 incidents.