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SUV rollover on Carling Avenue leaves 19-year-old with life-threatening injuries

A 19-year-old man was sent to hospital in critical condition early Saturday morning, after a single- vehicle rollover on Carling Avenue near Rifle Road, close to the 19th Tee Driving Range. The Ottawa Paramedic Service says the call came in around 5:30 a.m.

When paramedics arrived, they found the driver, who was alone in the SUV, unconscious and trapped in the vehicle, which had rolled over and collided with a tree. With the help Ottawa Fire crews, the man was was extricated and paramedics performed advanced life-saving procedures to stabilize his life-threatening injuries.

The man had multi-system trauma to the head, chest, abdomen and extremities.

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