A 90-year old woman who passes out given CPR. The incident occurred when storeowner Sue Fawcett was chatting with a long-time customer when the 90-year old woman collapsed.
Unexpected passing out
Fawcett calls 911 and waited for the ambulance. With the coaching by the dispatcher, she performs CPR and saves the life of the customer. The Surrey firefighters soon arrive and the paramedics park their ambulance outside the bookstore at Newton Village.
At that moment, the ambulance is blocking the path of a young man’s van. As the story goes, he starts honking at the ambulance to get out of the way. Apparently, he needs a sandwich. He drives around the ambulance, knocking over some emergency scene cones. A firefighter motions for the driver to stop and the van’s passenger side window clips the firefighter’s hand. The Surrey Mounties detain the driver.
As for the elderly woman, things were not looking so good for her. Luckily, Fawcett hears from the woman’s son that his mother is on the road to recovery.
Learn CPR today
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is a life-saving technique that can save a life. This procedure must be carried out immediately to improve the chances of survival during emergencies.
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