Paramedic tries to save crash victim, then finds out it’s his daughter: It was a nightmare

Paramedic tries to save crash victim, then finds out it’s his daughter: It was a nightmare
Paramedic tries to save crash victim, then finds out it’s his daughter: It was a nightmare
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Jayme Erickson, a Canadian paramedic, intervened to rescue the young victim of a road accident before discovering that it was her daughter, only 17 years old: “She was my flesh and my blood”.

“My worst nightmare has come true.” These were the first words of Jayme Erickson, Canadian paramedic who in recent days has tried to rescue the young victim of a car accident, whose wounds were so deep as to make identification difficult.

But then he found out that the girl he tried to revive in vain was his daughter Montana, only 17 years old. Comes from Winfield, British Columbia, the westernmost province of Canada, the heartbreaking story of this family, now destroyed.

Montana and a friend were involved in an automobile accident on November 15. They lost control of the vehicle, possibly due to the ice on the road surface, and were hit by a truck on the highway north of Calgary.

The teenager’s injuries were so bad it was unrecognizable for her mother, Jayme Erickson, who tried to keep the girl alive while she was trapped inside the car. The paramedic tried to revive her for half an hour then stayed with her until she was airlifted to a nearby Calgary hospital.

But when Jayme came home at the end of her shift, she was greeted by policemen who notified her that her 17-year-old daughter, Montana, was the victim of the accident she had been working on.

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“The injured patient I had just taken care of was there my flesh and the my own blood. My only daughter, Montana,” she wrote to family and friends. “While I’m grateful for the 17 years I’ve spent with her, I’m devastated.”

Speaking to reporters Tuesday in the Airdrie community, Erickson, joined by family and colleagues, praised the girl again: ‘She was a fighter and fought until the day she died. Ed was beautiful“, he concluded.


The article is in Italian

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