CPR given to victims of serious rollover crash

The victims of a serious rollover crash were given CPR. One of the victims was transported to a healthcare facility in Abbotsford. The incident occurred at around 2 AM on Highway 1, just east of the Whatcom Road exit.

Vehicular crash

The Abbotsford firefighters, Mounties and paramedics all responded to the scene, where a blue vehicle had come to rest on its roof in the median.

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

A video from the scene showed the paramedics working on a victim inside one of the ambulances that had responded to the crash. One paramedic appeared to be performing the chest compressions.

It was confirmed by BC Ambulance that one person was transported to Abbotsford Regional Hospital from the scene. The ambulance service could not confirm the nature or extent of injuries stemming from the crash, nor could it confirm that paramedics had performed CPR.

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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LEARN MORE

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

https://www.webmd.com/first-aid/bleeding-cuts-wounds
https://www.healthline.com/health/first-aid/cpr
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cardiopulmonary_resuscitation

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