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Vehicle collision on Boychuk Drive

For immediate release: December 20, 2019 - 11:37am
19-15531

Just after 08:00 this morning, Saskatoon Fire Department dispatched one Engine, one Rescue Unit, and a Battalion Chief to a reported collision between a passenger vehicle and a forklift. The accident happened on Boychuk Drive and Slimmons Road. 

The first Engine arrived on scene in just over three minutes. A passenger vehicle with one occupant had rolled onto its side and a large fork lift was a short distance further down the street. The Rescue Unit arrived on scene and both crews worked together to quickly stabilize the vehicle and complete extrication procedures to access and free the driver of the vehicle.

The extent of injuries are undetermined but did not appear to be serious. He was transported by ambulance to the hospital. The driver of the forklift was uninjured. 

Police were on scene to determine the cause of the accident.