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Calgary paramedic struck by car while helping patient, driver charged


Calgary police have charged a man after a paramedic was struck by a vehicle while responding to an emergency call.

The paramedic continued to help his patient and was transported to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police say the paramedic was loading equipment and preparing to transport a patient when he was hit by a Mercedes-Benz sedan, which then drove away.

Kenneth Muraweski is charged with one count of failing to stop at the scene of an accident that involved bodily harm.

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