Alberta Health Services’ CEO to speak on fatal dog attack in Calgary

The head of Alberta Health Services will be sharing more details on the EMS response to a fatal dog attack in Calgary earlier this week.

Mauro Chies, AHS’ interim president and CEO, will be speaking on the subject at 1 p.m.

On June 5, 86-year-old Betty Ann Williams was mauled by her neighbour’s pitbull-type dogs while she was gardening.

Another resident called 911 for help, but EMS took approximately 30 minutes to arrive to treat Williams’ injuries.

The victim was taken to hospital but she later died.

Authorities say they are still working to determine what happened, but preliminary reports indicated that according to the information provided by the caller, dispatchers classified the situation as “non-life-threatening.”

This is a developing story and we will have more details when they are available…

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