Man calls 911 after being hit by grocery cart

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QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 12:02 PM ET

BARRIE, ONT. - Having your foot run over by a shopping cart is not an emergency, a male shopper learned Tuesday.

Police responded to a 911 call around 3 p.m. from a man in distress because, he said, a woman accidently ran over his foot with a shopping cart and he required police assistance.

Police said the woman promptly apologized for the mishap, but the man was unsatisfied with her apology and wanted an officer to speak with her.

According to police, he refused medical care.

Police are reminding residents that 911 is for life-and-death emergencies only and that shoppers should operate their carts in a safe manner.


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