Several Injured after Ambulance Overturns in Clayton County (GA)

first_imgThe wreck occurred about 9:30 p.m. at Upper Riverdale Road near I-75, according to Clayton County police. The driver of the car was also taken to the hospital, but everyone involved in the wreck is expected to survive. Four people inside the ambulance were taken to hospitals, including three Forest Park EMTs and the patient, the department said. “Everyone onboard sustained some type of injury.” Related Authorities said the ambulance exited I-75 South onto Upper Riverdale Road when another driver failed to yield and struck the vehicle from behind, causing it to overturn. ––– Five people were injured Friday night when an ambulance carrying a patient overturned in Clayton County, officials said. “We had an accident tonight involving one of our rescue trucks on the way to the hospital with a critical patient,” Forest Park Fire and Emergency Services said in a Facebook post late Friday. “Our original patient was transported to Southern Regional Medical Center for their initial cardiac complaint and was also evaluated for any injury from the accident,” said Joel Turner, Forest Park’s division chief. The Atlanta Journal-Constitutioncenter_img Two of the three crew members on the ambulance were treated for minor injuries and released. The third remained hospitalized Friday morning at Atlanta Medical Center, officials said. The driver who caused the crash was released Friday evening. Distributed by Tribune Content Agency, LLC. File Photo/Forest Park Fire & Emergency Services Visit The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (Atlanta, Ga.) at ©2020 The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (Atlanta, Ga.) (TNS) Shaddi Abusaid Ambulance Crash Tests Result in Improved Patient & Worker SafetyAmbulance Seating and Warning Systems Affect Safety of Crews and PatientsAdvances in Ambulance Design, Safety & Technology Protect Patients & Providerslast_img read more

New Westminster leader pledges Olympic revamp

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Dominica welcomes Caribbean Airlines to its shores

first_img Sharing is caring! Share Share FeaturedLocalNews Dominica welcomes Caribbean Airlines to its shores by: – September 11, 2020 Tweetcenter_img 159 Views   no discussions Share Roseau, Dominica – (September 11, 2020) Dominica welcomes Caribbean Airlines to our shores beginning September 19, 2020.In a radio interview which aired earlier in the month, the Minister of Tourism, International Transport and Maritime Initiatives, Hon Denise Charles had indicated the intent of the airline to service Dominica starting in September.Caribbean Airlines has now confirmed that subject to regulatory approval by the Trinidad and Tobago Civil Aviation Authority, the launch date for service between Barbados and Dominica will be September 19, 2020.The inclusion of Dominica to the Caribbean Airlines network now affords greater connectivity to Dominica, the rest of the region and to our international markets.“We are excited to welcome a new airline partner, Caribbean Airlines, to Douglas-Charles Airport,” says Colin Piper, Director of Tourism. “While Caribbean Airlines joins the diverse group of carriers with routes servicing Barbados and Dominica, Caribbean Airlines and their extensive network is sure to provide additional travel options for our passengers and now increases the opportunities for our tourism service providers on island.”Caribbean Airlines will afford return service twice weekly between Barbados and Dominica on Saturdays and Sundays once launched.These flights also provide same day connections from US and UK into Dominica on Saturdays and provide service to connect outbound to the US and UK in Barbados on Sundays.last_img read more