End of summer callout

Just before 4:oopm on Labour Day, we received a call for a mountain bike accident on No Horses trail near Strachan Road. Fortunately our recent locum, Doctor Nick Bartell was also on the trail and came on scene and provided initial care while alerting 911 and the nature of the injuries. We arrived and after ‘packaging’¬†for spinal immobilization we transported the patient to the landing strip and the waiting BCAS medical crew and helicopter.

We get 4 or 5 such helicopter evacuations each year and Gregg happened to spot a good photo on this occasion:

medivac

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