Offroad Medical Emergency
Friday, December 23, 2022
At 10:38 a.m. today, New Castle County Paramedics were dispatched to assist Five Points Fire Company for a medical emergency in a heavily wooded area in the Canby Park West section of New Castle County. Due to the location of the patient the New Castle County EMS Gator was placed into service to assist accessing and potentially removing the patient from the wooded area. All personnel worked together to locate, access and remove the patient from the wooded area. The patient was assessed by EMS personnel on scene.
In addition to special event, this all-terrain vehicle allows EMS personnel to access and remove patients from areas that would difficult to reach by foot.