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One person in hospital after mobility scooter crash at West Shore construction site

Investigation on-going into cause
Langford Fire Rescue responded alongside BCEHS paramedics after a person in a mobility scooter got stuck in a hole near a construction site Tuesday. (Black Press Media file photo)

Fire and ambulance crews were called to a West Shore construction site after a mobility scooter got stuck in a hole near the site.

B.C. Emergency Health Services received a call to a construction site on Goldstream Avenue near Wale Road just after noon on Tuesday (Aug. 30). According to an emailed statement, paramedics treated one person and transported them to hospital in stable condition.

Langford Fire Rescue Chief Chris Aubrey told Black Press Media fire crews responded as well in order to help extract the person from the fully-enclosed scooter and load them into a waiting ambulance.

Aubrey said the cause of the incident remains under investigation.

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