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Immediate delivery of CPR performed on victims of vehicular accident

Emergencies can occur without warning but quick thinking and prompt delivery of CPR can help save lives. The life-saving measures can help improve the chances of survival.

In a vehicular accident involving several vehicles, one person was reportedly killed despite the attempted delivery of CPR. At the time of the incident, there were several vehicles involved. The scene on the road was in total disarray where one vehicle was even positioned resting on top of the roof and front windshield of another.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hizBdM1Ob68

Dangers on the road

As a response to the incident, several ambulances, firefighters, and police arrived at the crash site which took place east of the Vedder Road overpass in the westbound lane. According to witnesses, the emergency responders were seen performing CPR on one of the victims.

The westbound traffic was diverted to Yale Road West as a landing zone was in place in the westbound lane. The traffic in both directions was affected by the accident.

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

Importance of CPR

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is an essential life-saving skill that can help save a life during emergencies. You can enroll in a first aid course to learn all the life-saving skills. These techniques can significantly improve the chances of survival.

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Learn how to be ready for emergencies by enrolling in our first aid and CPR class. Our courses maintain social distancing measures with reduced class sizes to maintain the minimum 2 meters apart along with the mandatory use of face masks and regular temperature checks. The venue of the courses undergo regular, enhanced cleaning and disinfection routines. 

For more information, check out these sources:

https://www.webmd.com/first-aid/bleeding-cuts-wounds

https://www.mayoclinic.org/first-aid

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

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