Several arms of Durham emergency services swung into action yesterday to transport a victim of a serious collision in north Durham to a Toronto hospital.
Durham Regional Police Service (DRPS) said officers from North Division were on scene at a serious collision at Ashworth Road and Uxbridge Concession Road 3 in Uxbridge.
“One person with life threatening injuries is being airlifted to a Toronto area hospital,” said a police tweet.
There were road closures in the area, police said promising of “more to follow”.
No further details were available till late last night.
Great collaboration today between @Ornge, @DurhamParamedic, @YorkParamedics, @DRPSNorthDiv and @UxFireAssoc ensuring a patient received quick access to a critical care team and a lead trauma hospital! 👍🏼👍🏼@RDParamedics @DRPS @OntParamedic @OAPCMedia pic.twitter.com/9cX4taMTuC
— Jonathan Britton (@JonTheMedic) August 31, 2022
Whitby Crash: DRPS also reported a collision on Dundas Street in Whitby.
Members of DRPS Central West Division yesterday cleared up a two-vehicle collision at Dundas Street and Garden Street in Whitby (image below).
They warned of some traffic delays until the vehicles were from the intersection.
DRPS Traffic Services reported a driver doing 33kmh over in a community safety zone in Whitby (image below).
The person was given a “$486 lesson”.
It announced that next week will be the official #InTheZone back to school blitz… “but know we always actively enforce these zones 24/7/365”.
Meanwhile, DRPS Central East Division foot patrol officers were out speaking with local businesses yesterday.
“If you have any concerns please contact your local DRPS division,” said a tweet.