Paramedic unknowingly handled daughter in deadly crash

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — A Canadian paramedic who unknowingly handled her personal daughter after a deadly automobile crash brushed away tears as she remembered a good looking woman who fought till the tip.

Jayme Erickson was referred to as to the crash north of Calgary on Nov. 15 and sat with a severely injured woman who was was extricated from the automobile and brought to hospital, the place she died. She was unrecognizable due to accidents.

It wasn’t till Erickson obtained dwelling on the finish of the day that she was met by Royal Canadian Mounted Law enforcement officials, who instructed her the affected person was her 17-year-old daughter, Montana.

Erickson shared her grief with reporters late Tuesday, describing her daughter as successful at every thing she set her thoughts to, an avid swimmer who had aspirations of turning into a lawyer.

“She was a fighter and she or he fought till the day that she died and she or he was lovely. She was so lovely. If she ever put an effort into something she would at all times succeed at it,” mentioned Erickson at an Airdrie firehall with household, paramedics, cops and firefighters standing behind her in a present of assist.

Richard Reed, a good friend and flight paramedic, broke down a variety of instances as he recounted Erickson attending the scene the place a automobile had misplaced management and was struck by an oncoming truck.

Reed mentioned the motive force was in a position to get out of the automobile however the feminine passenger was trapped with critical accidents. Erickson was the primary individual on the scene. He mentioned Erickson knew the woman was in hassle and sat there till she was extricated and transported to hospital by air ambulance, nonetheless unaware of who it was.

“On her method again she expressed her grief and frustration to her companion, figuring out that later a household would possible lose their daughter, sister and grandchild. A short while after arriving dwelling, there was a knock on the door. It was the RCMP,” Reed mentioned.

“On getting into the room, to her horror, she discovered the woman that she had sat with at the back of the crumpled automobile preserving alive, so the household might say goodbye, and because of the extent of her accidents was unrecognizable, was Jayme’s personal daughter,” he added. “Jayme unknowingly was preserving her personal daughter alive.”

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