An 8-year old boy was hit by a vehicle and killed while crossing the street in St-Henri in the Sud-Ouest borough. According to the Montreal police, the accident occurred at 4 PM near the corner of Sir Georges-Etienne Cartier Square St.
A woman who had stopped at the intersection was setting off, heading east on St-Ambroise St., when the boy stepped out in front of her vehicle and was hit, suffering injuries to his lower body. He was still conscious when the paramedics arrived but died of his injuries later in the hospital. The driver, a 34-year old woman was given first aid care for shock and released.
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During emergencies, you should be knowledgeable on basic first aid skills. You must enroll in first aid and CPR course to be prepared. You never know when emergencies occur and where.
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