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Numerous simultaneous calls keep ambulance crews scrambling

A pickup driver escaped serious injury when his vehicle left Hubbard County 107 and plunged into a steep ditch, taking out a power pole. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

         Ambulance crews scrambled to reach three incidents Thursday morning around Park Rapids.

     Two car accidents and a heart attack around 11:30 a.m. on a golf course kept both North Memorial Ambulance staff and Hubbard First Responders hopping.

     An elderly driver escaped serious injury on Hubbard County 107 when his pickup left the roadway and plowed into a ditch, taking out a power pole and causing an outage.

     The second crash, involving two vehicles, did not cause any injuries although that was not immediately known. A domestic incident involved two family mambers,

     A golfer suffered a heart attack on Eagle View’s #17 tee box at the same time. Air care was called to the scene. North Memiorial Ambulance Service was setting up a landing zone near the course.

Sarah Smith

Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.

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