Construction worker leaps into action when co-worker suffers cardiac arrest

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(press release)

Paramedics responded to a call for a 25 year old construction worker who suffered a medical cardiac arrest that occurred in a new housing development near Stonehaven and Stonemeadow Dr.  The Ottawa Paramedic Service Communications Centre received the call at 14:44 hrs today (Monday July 4th 2016).

The male patient received CPR immediately from his quick acting co-worker, and when Paramedics arrived, they were able to shock the patient, and provide advanced care treatment. The patient regained a pulse and was transported to the closest appropriate hospital.


OttawaStart Staff

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