Members of the Medavie Health Services West team were thankful Friday morning after a scary collision involving a Saskatoon ambulance.
The Saskatoon Fire Department responded to the crash around 2:15 a.m. at the intersection of Marquis Drive West and Highway 12 North.
Fire crews arrived to find that a pickup truck had rear-ended the ambulance as it was waiting at a red light.
The truck was reported to be travelling at a high rate of speed at the time of the crash.
We are very thankful our Paramedics and Paramedic student are okay after being struck at high speeds while stopped at a red light early this morning. All were released from hospital. The driver of the other vehicle was in stable condition. pic.twitter.com/JEXY9J2Bv7
— Medavie Health Services West (@MDAmbulanceCare) October 26, 2018
The truck driver was treated at the scene and taken to hospital where he was reportedly in stable condition.
Paramedics reported there were three staff members in the ambulance, but no patients. All three were briefly taken to hospital for observation, but were later released.
The crash was still under investigation as of 9 a.m. Friday.