Person in medical distress saved by Mounties

Agassiz, Upper Fraser Valley

2021-01-12 14:35 PST

File # 2021-590

Alert RCMP officers acted quickly to save the life of a man in medical distress.

On the afternoon of January 5, 2021 Agassiz RCMP responded to a report of a man in medical distress in the 8200-block of Charles Drive. Although assured at the door of everyone’s wellbeing, officers persisted entering the residence where police located an unconscious 51-year-old man.

Alert officers immediately assessed and recognized the individual’s medical ailment before administering naloxone hydrochloride spray to the man who regained consciousness. Police continued to administer first aid to the victim until BC Ambulance arrived and transported the person to hospital.

Alert officers providing immediate first aid are responsible for saving this person’s life, says Corporal Mike Rail spokesperson for the UFVRD.

RCMP remind anyone who witnesses anything they believe to be suspicious in nature to contact police at 604-796-2211 or, should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

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Cpl. Mike Rail

Media Relations Officer
Upper Fraser Valley Regional Detachment
46326 Airport Road, Chilliwack, BC V2P 1A5
Office: 604-702-4017
Fax: 604-702-4045

Email: UFVRD_Media@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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