VANCOUVER — A family of five has been airlifted to hospital in serious condition after suffering carbon monoxide poisoning in Barriere, B.C.Shannon Miller of Emergency Health Services says a quick acting 911 caller was able to get everyone out of the home this morning, even though two of the family members were unconscious.She says paramedics arrived within ten minutes and their carbon monoxide detectors showed high levels of the odorless and colourless gas. The two people in most serious condition were airlifted and the other three were transported by ground to nearby Kamloops, then all five were taken by air ambulance to Vancouver in serious but stable condition.In a separate incident in Vancouver yesterday, 13 people were taken to hospital and Miller says at least three other cases occurred last week in the Lower Mainland.She says paramedics responded to seven carbon monoxide poisonings in November and they see about 100 cases each year.The Canadian Press
Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Press Release update: RTCIPF Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppGrand Turk, TCI, January 19. 2017 – Detectives of the Royal Turks and Caicos Islands Police Force began further work on Grand Turk in the continuance investigation surrounding the disappearance and subsequent death of Kevino ‘Bah’ Smith.On Friday 6th March 2015, Kevino Smith was reported missing by his parents. Following the report, a police investigation was launched. As a result of extensive searches by the police and members of the community, his body was later found in the Breezy Brae area on Thursday 16th April 2015. Following the discovery of his body, a number of people have been arrested on suspicion and are currently on bail for numerous offences which includes Murder, Conspiracy to Commit Murder and Perverting the course of justice.The renewed enquiries by police are the first of many that will be conducted on the island of Grand Turk to find the persons responsible for this crime. We are determined to establish what happened to Kevino and how he came to lose his life, which we hope will bring some closure and small comfort to his family. The police are aware that there are persons within the Grand Turk communities who may have vital information which can assist the investigation. We, therefore, appeal to you to come forward with any information that you may have.Anyone with information surrounding Kevino Smith’s murder, location or any information relevant to this investigation is asked to call the Royal Turks & Caicos Islands Police Force at 911 or 941-4448 extension 81843 or 81837 or use the untraceable, anonymous Crime Stoppers Miami number at 1-800(TIPS) or 1-800-8477. No names or numbers are requested, and only the information provided is passed on to the Royal Turks & Caicos Islands Police Force. Nearly 30 Haitians caught following illegal landing in Nassau, says Defence Force Recommended for you Bahamas Police Commissioner Greenslade gone to UK, appointed as High Commissioner Related Items:#MagneticNewsMedia TCI Premier blasts Opposition side for “slop” information, sets it straight in HOA #MagneticNewsMedia
Kolkata: An 8-year-old boy from Howrah’s Domjur who was taken to SSKM Hospital with fractured jaws and requiring an emergency CT Scan, had been kept on wait for more than six hours.The CT Scan was finally done on the patient following the intervention of a senior official of the hospital more than six hours after he was brought to the emergency department at around 10.30 am on Saturday.The family members of the patient went to the CT Scan unit several times urging the officials for the test but they allegedly told the family members that there was a long queue. The victim’s parents were asked to appear on next Monday when they might get a date for the examination. Also Read – Rain batters Kolkata, cripples normal lifeThe patient was in need of an immediate CT Scan as his injuries were serious in nature and the doctors who treated the patient at the Emergency department mentioned on the prescription the urgency of the matter.Kamal Debnath, a relative of the patient, said that they drew the attention of the people at the CT Scan unit saying that the doctor had asked for an urgent test to be done. They allegedly told the patient’s family members as to why were they not asking the doctor to carry out the test himself. People at the CT Scan unit allegedly told the boy’s parents that they would be given a date for CT Scan next Monday, no matter how serious the nature of his injury was.It was learnt that the patient had received injuries on his teeth and jaws after he fell inside his school campus at Domjur on Saturday morning. A senior official of SSKM Hospital finally intervened and the CT Scan was doneon the patient.