'Kiss the fish' angler relives moment he almost choked to death after Dover sole jumped down his throat

'Kiss the fish' angler relives moment he almost choked to death after Dover sole jumped down his throat
 

A fisherman has spoken of his relief after he almost died during a prank when he swallowed a Dover sole he had just caught.
Sam Quilliam, 28, was trying to "kiss the fish" - a tradition of saying thank you to the catch before returning it to the water - when the 14cm Dover sole wiggled free and jumped down his throat.
As Sam collapsed and stopped breathing, his friends desperately tried to revive him and were assisted over the phone with performing CPR by an emergency medical dispatcher until paramedic Matt Harrison arrived and took over.
Sam said he did not have much memory of... read more

 
13 October 2017 in World News, Views: 50
Source: Daily Record
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