The following was posted on Facebook by the Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue – Station Sooke
Sept 19, 2017 — Medical injury on-board pleasure craft. 0201h
Early this morning pagers were activated, waking up the duty night crew. RCMSAR Station Sooke was tasked out by JRCC Victoria at 2am to attend a lone male with a head injury on-board his vessel.
The patient was able to call for help, alerting authorities of his situation, and that he required medical assistance.
Crew departed home base, arrived on-scene, and began to assess the patient, cautious of any spinal injuries which may have occurred during the accident.
Carefully removing the patient from his vessel, RCMSAR crews delivered him to waiting BCEHS at the Sooke Government Dock for transport to hospital.
Thank you to the volunteer night crew, who will no doubt be standing close to the coffee pots today!
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