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Category: First Aid

Motorcyclist dies after collision despite CPR

A motorcyclist died after striking head-on with a car in Etobicoke on Friday night. According to the Toronto police, they received a call for a collision involving a motorcycle and car at Scarlett and Hill Garden Rds. before 7 PM. Based on the initial reports from the site, the motorcyclist was lying on the road […]

Man trying to save his son dies despite attempts on CPR

A 41-year old Kingsville man died after attempting to save his son in Lake Erie near Cedar Island. The Kingsville Fire Department, OPP and Essex Windsor EMS responded to a report of a boater missing in the water of Lake Erie close to Cedar Island on Tuesday. According to police, Tyson Koehn was operating a […]

Edmonton woman drowns despite prompt CPR

An Edmonton man is mourning the death of his wife after drowning while celebrating their 30-year wedding anniversary in Hawaii in late August. After an enjoyable escapade in Maui during their 25th wedding anniversary, Pat L’Hirondelle and his wife Debbie decided to return to celebrate another milestone. Vacation ordeal The two arrive in Maui for a […]

Pedestrian struck by taxi given CPR

A pedestrian sustained serious injuries on Thursday morning after being hit by a taxi cab on Elgin Street. The paramedics report that the woman in her 60s was standing on the sidewalk when the cab hit her after 9 AM. She was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. Unforeseen incident: pedestrian struck Toronto The […]

CPR stock: Off-duty cop saved the driver’s life after crash

An off-duty police officer was credited for saving the life of a driver during an emergency that resulted in a rush-hour crash on the Port Mann bridge. New Westminster Police Const. Todd Sweet was driving home when he witnessed a vehicle crashed directly into a concrete barrier. Sweet assisted an off-duty officer with the Vancouver […]

The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs to get emergency response training

The assembly of Manitoba Chiefs aims on providing multi-level first aid training to First Nations communities. The training will include emergency relief training against bullying, abuse, and prevention of violence in the isolated communities. Importance of emergency response training According to Grand Chief Arlen Dumas, these communities have unique needs, especially with anti-bullying. The people […]

Bystander effect and arena staff saved hockey player with CPR

A 44-year old man is alive due to the prompt actions of a group of bystanders. The man was playing hockey at the Bell Sensplex when he experienced sudden cardiac arrest right after 7 PM. The witnesses say he dropped on the ice while skating. According to Jonathan Reuther, a facility supervisor at the rink, […]

Timely first aid: Rescued from carbon monoxide poisoning

A family of four is recovering from an almost deadly carbon monoxide poisoning in their Kitchener, Ontario home. Alicia Mighton and her mother spent the night out and returned home to a scary ordeal. According to Mighton, around 2:30 AM, her little sister and father were unconscious. She tried to wake them up but unsuccessful. […]

CPR Ratio For Child: Father saves infant son’s life

A father who saved the life of his infant son with CPR skills urges others to learn basic first aid skills. The father recently finished a first aid workshop which later puts his skill into action. During an unexpected event, his 8-month old son ceases to breathe at their home on the Hebridean Island of […]

Emergency first aid: Bystanders rescue stabbed Edmonton man

The Edmonton police applaud bystanders who administer emergency first aid to a man in Edmonton. The man sustained stab wounds on a train platform during the morning rush hour. With the efforts of the bystanders, they were able to save the man’s life. According to the witnesses, the man received several stab wounds in the […]