Policeman saves choking child in Puerto Vallarta

The prompt intervention of a police officer in Puerto Vallarta saved a child who was choking on an object. Last night, a woman, with her son in arms, ran out to the street screaming for help on Agustín Melgar street in Ixtapa. where fortunately the police from the PV-284 unit was passing.


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Immediately the woman, named Lucia “N” (23 years old), told him that her one-year-old son was semi-conscious because he had choked on something.

Police Officer Jaime Mayrén Reyes provided first aid to the child, performing the Heimlich Maneuver, making the child project the object that obstructed his respiratory tract and recovered consciousness.

The mother said that the child was eating cereal when suddenly he began to choke. The B-71 unit of the fire paramedics arrived, but the minor did not require any further medical attention. Paramedics observed the minor, Adrián, in the arms of his mother, consciously alert and reactive, with a good coloration of the skin.


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