Superb response to 90 Mile accident

A letter to the editor from Paul Guiguet

To the editor:

On the evening of Nov. 7, I was driving south on Hwy 97. Near the 90 Mile loop, I hit an icy section and went off the road. Quite wet, I managed to climb out the passenger’s window, and crawl back up to the highway.

By some miracle, I no sooner got to the highway than an ambulance passing by spotted me and stopped.

I am writing to give my profound thanks to the lady paramedic who was in the first ambulance, Matt and Mike in the second ambulance who transported me to the 100 Mile hospital, Laura the nurse, Dr. Montgomery, who checked over, Matt the RCMP officer, Penny, who drove me to the 100 Mile Motel and Sean at the motel.

And extra special thanks to Penny again who picked me up the next morning and took me to Dean’s towing yard to salvage what I could and then to the bus depot at noon.

Throughout the experience, I felt much comfort in having such caring people tend to me. I can’t say thank you enough.

Paul Guiguet

New Westminster

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