Paramedics revive Durban pedestrian with no pulse

2016-05-06 11:21

Durban – Paramedics revived a pedestrian who had suffered a traumatic brain injury and had no pulse after a car knocked him down in Durban on Friday morning.

A car travelling at high speed crashed into him on the M19 freeway, Crisis Medical spokesperson Neil Powell said.

Paramedics resuscitated him after doing CPR for about 15 minutes. He was put on a ventilator and taken to hospital. 

The car's driver was taken to hospital with mild soft tissue injuries.


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