Agassiz Fire Department extricates two drivers and a chocolate lab from wreck

After a collision involving a garbage truck on Highway #7 by Harrison Mills, two drivers were safely brought to Hospital by ambulance.

The Agassiz Fire Department extricates two drivers from a collision on Highway #7 near Harrison Mills on Wednesday afternoon.

A vehicle heading East on Highway #7 near Harrison Mills, collided with a garbage truck on the side of the road yesterday afternoon, and spun out, striking an oncoming vehicle headed West.

“Both drivers had to be extricated from their vehicles, using the jaws of life, by the Agassiz Fire Department,” said Fire Chief Wayne Dyer.

According to Dyer, both drivers were injured and had to be transported to Hospital immediately, with the driver of the vehicle that caused the accident, able to walk to the waiting ambulance, once, she was safely removed from her vehicle by fire crew members on scene.

A chocolate lab in the offending vehicle remained safe and unharmed by the incident.