Pedestrian who was hit in road given CPR

A 69-year old man who was hit on the road was given CPR. Sadly, the man died in a hospital after the incident where he was hit by a vehicle as he walked on Renaud Road in the Chapel Hill South area.

Road dangers

According to police, the crash on Renaud Road is still under investigation. There are no charges laid yet. The roadway was temporarily closed between Markinch Road and Mer Bleue roads. The police reported the road had reopened just before midnight.

Vancouver first aid

The immediate delivery of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) can save a life.

The victim sustained trauma to multiple systems of his body and was in cardiac arrest according to paramedics. Bystanders and police performed CPR before the arrival of the paramedics.

Paramedics continued the resuscitation efforts on the way to the local trauma center but the man was in critical condition on arrival. The driver of the vehicle was unhurt according to paramedics.

Saving a life with CPR

The immediate delivery of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) can save a life. You can learn this life-saving technique by enrolling in a first aid course today.

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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/cardiopulmonary-resuscitation-cpr-treatment

https://www.mayoclinic.org/first-aid/first-aid-cpr/basics/art-20056600

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

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