CPR performed on victims of bus-SUV collision

Victims of a collision between a city bus and an SUV received CPR. Ten people were transferred to a healthcare facility with varying injuries in Burnaby.

Aftermath of the bus-SUV collision

According to TransLink, the injuries stemming from the crash at East Hastings Street and Holdom Avenue range from minor to moderate. The Mounties stated that one person was in a critical condition.

Vancouver first aid

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is a life-saving technique that can save lives.

It remains unknown what caused the crash but witnesses stated that the vehicles collided head-on. They also saw one person receiving CPR at the scene.

Westbound Hastings was sealed off as a result and buses that service the area were being detoured. The commuters were requested to take an alternate route home.

Learn CPR today

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is a life-saving technique that can save lives. You can learn this skill by enrolling in a first aid course today. If promptly delivered, it significantly improves the chances of survival.

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LEARN MORE

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

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

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

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

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