CPR was given to a pedestrian struck by a vehicle. A 45-year old pedestrian was fatally hit by a car in the Laval neighborhood of Chomedy.
Dangers on the road
According to police, the man was crossing Samson Blvd. between two intersections near 4th St. when he was hit. The police officers who responded to the scene delivered CPR but the death of the man was declared before he could be transported to a healthcare facility.
The police stated that the 38-year old driver did not see the pedestrian crossing due to the lack of light in the area. Alcohol is not considered as a contributing factor to the incident.
The timely delivery of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is vital during emergencies. As a life-saving technique, it significantly improves the chances of survival. You can be prepared by enrolling in a first aid course today.
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