CPR on a man who collapsed while driving and collided with two parked vehicles

A man collapsed a short time ago (Tuesday), apparently due to cardiac medical reasons, while driving and collided with two parked vehicles in Kfar Kana. Medics and paramedics of Med"A. They gave him medical treatment on the spot and performed CPR on him using a conventional device (a defibrillator). When the pulse returned and the patient regained full consciousness, he was evacuated in Med’s intensive care unit"A to Furia Hospital in Tiberias, in stable condition.

The senior medics of Med"Anas Awadeh and Haytam Kabaha said: "When we arrived at the scene, we saw a vehicle that collided with 2 parked vehicles with only minor damage. The car driver was unconscious without a pulse and without breathing and we immediately understood that it was a cardiac event and that he was not injured. We took him out of the vehicle and started performing CPR during which we connected the shock device and he received 2 electric shocks. We continued the medical treatment and a few minutes later he started to wake up and regained full consciousness. The intensive care team of Med"A. When he arrived at the scene, he continues the medical treatment and directs it to me"h when his condition is stable."

The examiners of the Traffic Division of the Israel Police are investigating the circumstances of the accident.

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