Life-saving police action in Gandia

POLICE in Gandia took instant action when they found a young woman in cardiac arrest.

The two officers were first at the 33-year old woman’s home after her sister called 091 for help.

One of the policemen applied CPR manoeuvres while the other called out a SAMU health team to get to the property as soon as possible.

The officer spent seven minutes trying to resuscitate the victim. Eventually she regained a pulse and started breathing again.

All the while the SAMU team were on the phone telling the officer to keep going until the health team arrived.

The health services also called on the fire service to get the woman out of the building via the terrace, after which she was rushed to the Francesc de Borja hospital.

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Cathy Elelman

Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.

Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.

Her top goals are to do the best job she can informing the local English-speaking community, visitors to the area and the wider world about about the news in Almeria, to learn something new every day, and to embrace very new challenge this fast-changing world brings her way.

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