Driver was dropped to the hospital after SUV hit a lightweight pipe in Burnaby on Sunday night, and went to rescue. including written messages on a whiteboard, cell phone and Life Scenes.
The accident happened on the Canadian Way route near Avenue Sperling about 9:14 p.m. PT.
Firefighters found that the driver was injured inside the SUV, but initially unable to respond to; covered with the vehicle because the live wire had fallen down in the crash.
"The driving device that came down to the ground had been entering the car … [so] We needed to consider living, "said Dave Younger's Chief Fire Brigade on Monday morning.
With the windows rolled up, fire teams had no way to communicate with the driver – so they would have an idea.
"One of the people got a white record and wrote down a phone number and showed him the number … I think he found his phone in the car and sent us a phone," said Young.
The driver explained that he had been injured and talked to firefighters on his phone until CC dropped off a Hydro team; power.
After that, the Jaws of Life fire teams used to get the driver.
He was taken to hospital on a spinal board, but he did not know what level he was wounded.