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Helicopter Lands on Highway For Medical Assist

LOCAL2 Staff for local2 sault ste. marie
September 12th, 2012 at 9:56am

HELICOPTGER ON HIGHWAY 1Sault Ste. Marie OPP responded to a medical assistance call yesterday at approximately 12:20 pm.

The patient had been on a train when a life-threatening condition occurred.

The patient that was transported out of the bush area to the Highway by paramedics and had to be air-lifted to hospital.

The evacation site For ORNGE (Air Ambulance) to land was inoperable and Highway 17 North near Montreal River had to be shut down by OPP for approximately 30 minutes to ensure the safe transfer of the patient (Photo attached).


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