'I wish I could have saved him' - moving words of plasterer who rushed to aid on A66

'I wish I could have saved him' - moving words of plasterer who rushed to aid on A66
 

A plasterer has revealed how he battled for half an hour to save the life of a pedestrian found wounded on the A66.
It was Chris Newburn's first day working for West Lake Plastering, and he had been with a colleague driving to Cockermouth when they came across the casualty.
"There were two men standing there, looking at a man in the road," the 28-year-old, from Penrith, recalled.
"I think they'd just stopped as we arrived. We put him in the recovery position and got all our coats from the van and put them round him."
Chris has never received first aid training, and... read more

 
14 December 2017 in Regional North West , Views: 37
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