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Students get a taste of trauma during emergency simulation

There’s something called the ‘stupid line’.
If you cross it, you’re running some pretty big risks; with potentially life-changing consequences.

Martensville First Responders assess the patient’s condition at the scene of a simulated medical emergency at Martensville High School on Friday, October 13

“The stupid line separates safe and healthy from injured or killed,” said Kaitlyn Kwasney, an educator with the Prevent Alcohol and Risk-related Trauma in Youth (PARTY) program. “It’s all about making the right choices.”
Grade 10 students at Martensville High School (MHS) got a taste of the trauma ward on Friday, October 13 during a day-long series of workshops with emergency responders. Continue reading “Students get a taste of trauma during emergency simulation”

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Updated – Man faces multiple charges after violent break and enter

One person was transported to hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries following a harrowing incident in Martensville on Saturday, September 30.

A man is facing numerous charges after a violent break and enter incident in Martensville last weekend.

Warman RCMP were called to a home on the 400 block of 1st Avenue South just before 4:00 a.m. about a break and enter in progress.
Investigators found an adult male inside the home with undisclosed injuries. Three others, an adult female also inside the home, and two other adults outside the residence, were uninjured. Police released few details about the incident but believe an altercation took place between an adult male intruder and the injured resident. The intruder fled the scene on foot in an unknown direction prior to police arrival. Continue reading “Updated – Man faces multiple charges after violent break and enter”

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Minor injuries in three-vehicle crash in Martensville

A three-vehicle collision in Martensville on Wednesday, September 6 resulted in minor injuries.

Martensville Fire Department first responders and Martensville RCMP officers were on the scene of a collision on Centennial Drive North in Martensville on Wednesday, September 6

The collision occurred at about 4:15 pm on Centennial Drive North. Martensville Fire Department, Martensville RCMP and MD Ambulance responded to the collision.
Traffic was restricted to a single lane on the busy thoroughfare while emergency responders attended to the minor injuries and police investigated the cause of the collision.
According to RCMP officers at the scene, a northbound white half-ton truck was attempting to turn left when it was rear-ended by a brown four-door sedan. The sedan, in turn, was rear-ended by a red two-door coupe.
The RCMP officer said the investigation is continuing, and charges are pending.

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