Driver revived after icy plunge

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Driver revived after icy plunge

Postby five_alarm » Thu Nov 20, 2003 5:53 pm

EDMONTON - A man who spent 30 minutes submerged in icy water after his car flipped and slid into a drainage ditch was brought back to life by paramedics Wednesday evening following a dramatic rescue that involved firefighters and passersby. The driver, in his 50s, was in critical and unstable condition in hospital Wednesday night, said police Const. Gerry Zatylny. "It was a hell of a rescue effort, that's for sure," said Zatylny, who praised firefighters, paramedics and civilians.

Source: The Edmonton Journal

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