Victim of a kayaking incident receives first aid care

15 October 2020
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15 October 2020, Comments: 0

A 30-year old woman from Vancouver succumbed to her injuries after the incident. The woman was declared dead after a kayaking incident on the Vedder River in Chilliwack.

Unforeseen ordeal in the water

Based on the report by Chilliwack RCMP spokesperson, Cpl. Mike Rail, the police were present at the scene in Yarrow after they received a report of an overturned kayak on the river amidst Lickman Road and the Keith Wilson Bridge.

The first responders also attended and found the woman in the water. The woman was given first aid measures at the scene but succumbed to her injuries.

The B.C. Coroners Service is now handling the case and is in the initial phase of the investigation.

During emergencies, it is best that you are knowledgeable about basic first aid skills.

The necessity of first aid training

During emergencies, it is best that you are knowledgeable about 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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LEARN MORE

Learn how to help by enrolling in a first aid course and for more information, check out these sources:

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

https://www.wikihow.com/Do-Basic-First-Aid

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

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