Two kids have died following paramedics rushed them to healthcare facility following an ATV incident on a Glanbrook farm, Hamilton law enforcement say.
“We are heartbroken above this tragic incident,” Supt. Treena MacSween in a Twitter post late Saturday.
“Our ideas and prayers are with the relatives, buddies (and) initially responders all through this tricky time.”
Unexpected emergency crews — which include law enforcement, paramedics and firefighters — responded to a water rescue call on Miles Highway a tiny following 4 p.m. Saturday to search for two individuals.
“It’s an incident on a farm right here,” Team Sgt. Tim Knapp informed The Spectator around 5 p.m.
About two hrs later, Hamilton EMS mentioned three people today — two little ones and one particular grownup — ended up in healthcare facility.
“We have transported two patients to community medical center in essential daily life-threatening condition with resuscitative endeavours ongoing,” Supt. David Thompson claimed by means of text information of the young sufferers.
A man was in secure issue, Thompson added, but mentioned he didn’t straight away have extra information.
Paramedics, he reported earlier, were being had been called to aid police and firefighters find two men and women.
Law enforcement cruisers blocked obtain to the distant scene awash in flashing crisis motor vehicle lights involving Airport and White Church roads.
In a quick news launch, police famous the kids experienced died but didn’t present particulars about the ATV incident or the drinking water rescue.
“Law enforcement are continuing to examine,” the statement reported. Any person with info to enable law enforcement with the investigation is asked to phone the Division 3 employees sergeant at 905-546-3886.
The Spectator’s phone calls to police for a lot more aspects weren’t answered late Saturday. An email to the fireplace section wasn’t immediately returned.
Teviah Moro is a reporter at The Spectator. [email protected]