A Canadian paramedic had no concept she had handled her badly disfigured daughter in a automobile crash — till police got here to her dwelling to inform her the teenager had died.

Montana Erickson, 17, was a passenger in an out-of-control automobile that collided with an oncoming truck on Nov. 15 on an icy street close to Airdrie, Alberta.

Montana’s mother, Jayme Erickson, was summoned to the scene. However the teen was so badly disfigured, Erickson had no concept who she was.

Erickson was with Montana till she was extricated from the automobile and airlifted to a hospital, and “unknowingly was maintaining her personal daughter alive,” stated buddy and flight paramedic Richard Reed.

Minutes after Erickson received dwelling from her shift, Royal Canadian Mounted Police have been at her dwelling to tell her Montana had been injured within the crash.

“The critically injured affected person I had simply attended to, was my very own flesh and blood. My solely little one. My mini-me. My daughter, Montana,” Erickson wrote on Fb. “Her injures have been so horrific I didn’t even acknowledge her.”

On the hospital, Erickson stated she was instructed her daughter’s accidents “weren’t suitable with life.”

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Remembered by her mother as a “humorous lady” who “fiercely cherished her family and friends,” Montana hoped to in the future name herself a lawyer, CTV Information Calgary reported.

“She was a fighter and she or he fought till the day that she died and she or he was lovely,” stated Erickson, who was the primary particular person on scene on the crash.

“She was so lovely If she ever put an effort into something she would all the time succeed at it,” Erickson instructed reporters whereas surrounded by different emergency personnel in a present of help.

Paramedic Jayme Erickson, center, who was called to a crash last week and didn't know she was trying to save her own daughter because the injuries were too severe, is comforted by her husband Sean Erickson, center right, and friends as she speaks to the media in Airdrie, Alberta on Tuesday.

{The teenager} will reside on via serving to others as an organ donor, her mom stated.

“Montana was capable of give one final present,” Erickson stated of her daughter being a donor, noting that two of her organs have already been donated and “have been life-saving.”

“We’re so blissful to know that our child lady resides on via others,” Erickson stated. “Within the wake of this tragedy, she has saved others.”

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