Woman involved in SUV incident given CPR

A woman who was involved in a SUV incident received CPR. The Vancouver police are investigating a crash that left a pedestrian dead after she was hit by an SUV.

Dangers of bad weather

According to Vancouver Police Sgt. Randy Fincham, the 51-year old woman was hit just after 11PM as she was crossing East 6th Avenue near the VCC-Clark Skytrain station at the north end of the Vancouver Community College.

Vancouver first aid

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is an essential skill that can help save a life.

The driver remained at the scene and the emergency crews performed CPR on the woman. She was transported to a healthcare facility where she was later declared dead. At the time of the incident, it was raining heavily and both the darkness and wet weather contributed to the collision.

Police stated that speed and alcohol are not factors in the crash.

Enroll in a CPR course

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is an essential skill that can help save a life. It is a life-saving technique that significantly 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.webmd.com/first-aid/default.htm

https://www.healthline.com/health/first-aid/cpr

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