Death of cyclist despite delivery of CPR

A cyclist was hit and killed by a truck at the corner of Bourquin Crescent and Mill Lake Road. The identity of the 72-year old male cyclist was not released at this time. Once the police arrived at around 9:15 AM, they delivered CPR on the victim but later declared dead on the scene.

Road crash

The driver of the5-ton truck remained on the site. According to the police, speed and alcohol are not evident factors. The driver is shaken up and under treatment by the paramedics.

The bus loop at the site of the incident was shut down for a short while as the coroner and crash investigators conducted the further investigation at the scene.

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The importance of life-saving measures such as CPR must be stressed out especially those who engage in potentially-risky activities.

The bus loop is now back in operation and was later moved into the parking lot of SevenoaksShopping Centre.

Vitals on first aid care

The importance of life-saving measures such as CPR must be stressed out especially those who engage in potentially-risky activities. By enrolling in first aid and CPR course, you will learn proper cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) along with other first aid basics.

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

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cardiopulmonary_resuscitation
https://www.healthline.com/health/first-aid/cpr
https://www.mayoclinic.org/first-aid/first-aid-cpr/basics/art-20056600

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