One person was injured in a multi-vehicle collision on Circle Drive South in Saskatoon on Thursday morning, February 21.
The collision occurred at about 7:40 a.m. near the Valley Road exit on Circle Drive South. Saskatoon Police and Saskatoon Fire Department were called to the scene.
Saskatoon Fire Department Acting Battalion Chief Warren Kukurudza said firefighters responded with two Fire Engines and one Heavy Rescue Unit.
One Assistant Chief traveling in the area received the dispatch transmission and also responded to aid in establishing scene safety.
The Assistant Chief was first on scene, confirming there were 12 vehicles and one semi tractor-trailer involved. The Assistant Chief activated the vehicle’s emergency lights to alert additional drivers of the accident scene and create a safer work area for emergency crews.
While en-route, one of the responding fire engines came across an additional accident scene. The crew checked on the individuals involved, identified there to be no injuries, and then proceeded to the multi-vehicle collision on Circle Drive and Valley Road.
Upon arrival of the responding fire crews, it was determined that only one of the individuals involved was in need of medical attention, multiple vehicles were leaking fluids, and a significant amount of debris was visible throughout the accident scene.
Fire crews performed fluid and debris clean-up and tow trucks have arrived to begin removing damaged vehicles from the scene. The Saskatoon Fire Department has completed its duties in relation to this incident and the scene has been left with the Saskatoon Police Service.
Saskatoon Police say at least 14 vehicles are known to have been involved in the collision; 10 needed to be towed from the scene. A female motorist was transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. All other injuries are reported to be minor in nature.
Police are asking that if anyone else was involved in the collision, to please attend the Police Service to file a report.
Road conditions have been determined to be a contributing factor to the collision.