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Police Perform CPR on Unresponsive Man in Vehicle’s Driver’s Seat in Newark

By rlsmetro on
Newark

Police in Newark are reporting that 7th Precinct Police Officers Gerard Conzentino and Justin Corio performed Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on a man found unresponsive in the driver’s seat of his vehicle yesterday.

 

“NPD officers were able to revert to their training, and perform life saving efforts on a victim suffering sudden cardiac arrest,” Director O’Hara said.

Using CPR, they were able to regain a pulse on the victim who remains in critical condition at this time.”

 

Police said at approximately 1:15 p.m., the officers located the man’s vehicle in the 200 block of North 12th Street.

The victim was hunched over with no pulse and not breathing. 

Officer Corio applied a sternum rub before he and Officer Conzentino removed the man from the vehicle.

The Officers then administered chest compressions and the victim regained his pulse.

He was transported to University Hospital where he is reportedly in critical condition.