Month: January 2019

Police saved girl with first aid after near drowning incident

A 2-year old girl is recovering after 2 Newark police officers executed first aid on her after nearly drowning in a backyard swimming pool. The police responded to a call in New Jersey on Sunday afternoon in around 90 seconds and greeted by the father upon their arrival. According to officer Shaquille Johnson, he came directly at […]

AEDs: Grieving N.S. father wants location of devices public

A Nova Scotia man whose son died after a cardiac arrest aims the public availability of life-saving defibrillators. In Nova Scotia, the emergency dispatchers cannot tell a caller where to find the nearest automated external defibrillator (AED). For David Fowlie, this needs to change. According to Fowlie, his son Michael was a picture of good health […]

Motorcyclist dies after collision despite CPR

A motorcyclist died after striking head-on with a car in Etobicoke on Friday night. According to the Toronto police, they received a call for a collision involving a motorcycle and car at Scarlett and Hill Garden Rds. before 7 PM. Based on the initial reports from the site, the motorcyclist was lying on the road […]

Man trying to save his son dies despite attempts on CPR

A 41-year old Kingsville man died after attempting to save his son in Lake Erie near Cedar Island. The Kingsville Fire Department, OPP and Essex Windsor EMS responded to a report of a boater missing in the water of Lake Erie close to Cedar Island on Tuesday. According to police, Tyson Koehn was operating a […]