The elderly driver of a minivan received CPR after slamming head-on into a pickup truck. The emergency crews were called to the two-vehicle crash on Edmonton Trail at Greenview Drive N.E.
The driver of the minivan, a man in his early 80s was initially determined by paramedics to be in serious condition, but he started to deteriorate, prompting crews to initiate CPR. He was transported to Foothills Medical Center where he later died.
The driver of the pickup truck, a man in his 50s was not injured and declined medical care.
The police are now investigating the factors involved in the crash including the possibility the victim was suffering from an underlying medical condition.
Saving a life
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) can help save a life. If promptly delivered, it significantly improves the chances of survival during emergencies.
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