Bystanders save churchgoer's life after he has heart attack

2016-06-23 10:19

Cape Town – Bystanders have been applauded for helping save a man's life in Bellville on Wednesday.

ER24 spokesperson Chitra Bodasing said a 60-year-old man was successfully resuscitated after having a heart attack while at a church in Ravensmead.

Bystanders performed CPR on the man before paramedics arrived.

Paramedics took over CPR and the 60-year-old was successfully resuscitated - twice - and then taken to hospital, Bodasing said.

"At the time of the paramedics' departure from the hospital, the man was doing well," she said.

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