Life-saving measures performed on a victim of a collision

9 December 2020
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9 December 2020, Comments: 0

Belongings were scattered across the road and traffic on Gateway Boulevard was closed to one lane after a collision.

According to Sonya Lambert, a man was standing up while pedaling his bicycle and a trailer carrying possessions when his tires became stuck on the curb.

Road accident

A vehicle driving in front of Lambert hit the man who was crossing in the middle of the road. Lambert stated that belongings were flying and the man was bleeding in the back of his head. She called 911 while another woman delivered CPR. The timely delivery of CPR can significantly increase the chances of survival. Taking part in CPR class is an advantage so that you can help save a life.

According to Lambert, he saw the man yelling on the ground due to the pain. The driver of the vehicle was bawling when he got out of his vehicle. He appeared as if he was in shock.

CPR
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and using an automated external defibrillator (AED) can save a life.

Lambert felt bad for the man who was hit and the driver who hit him. The police informed her that the man is doing well. She added that she often drives through Gateway Boulevard and cyclists and pedestrians frequently cross in the middle of the road.

Importance of first aid training

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and using an automated external defibrillator (AED) can save a life. Prompt delivery of life-saving techniques improves the chances of survival during emergencies.

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For more information, check out these sources:

https://www.webmd.com/first-aid/default.htm

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cardiopulmonary_resuscitation

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

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