Good Samaritans perform CPR on a victim of a vehicle incident

20 January 2021
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Category: First Aid
20 January 2021, Comments: 0

CPR was performed on a woman slammed by a vehicle. A couple who was present at the time of the accident attempted to save the woman.

Saving a life with CPR

A couple who was heading off to work was put at a standstill by the traffic. When they took a closer look, they saw a woman lying face-down on the ground. The couple, who were trained in CPR, approached the scene to see if they can help. Someone was on the phone with a 911 dispatcher. The dispatcher instructed to turn the woman over and start CPR.

A woman performed chest compressions on the victim. Another man delivered mouth-to-mouth and continued CPR until the arrival of the paramedics.

CPR
Prompt delivery of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and using an automated external defibrillator (AED) can save a life.

The driver shook by the incident

Based on reports, the 71-year old woman was transported to a hospital in a critical condition but passed away due to her injuries.

The driver of the vehicle that hit the victim was shaken by the event. Based on the findings of the investigation, the woman was attempting to cross the street and was hit but a southbound vehicle.

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Immediate delivery of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) can save a life. This life-saving technique significantly improves the chances of survival during emergencies.

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https://www.healthline.com/health/first-aid/cpr

https://www.webmd.com/first-aid/cardiopulmonary-resuscitation-cpr-treatment

https://www.mayoclinic.org/first-aid/first-aid-cpr/basics/art-20056600

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