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February 29, 2016

Paramedic students help crash victim leaving EMS conference

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A group of paramedic students from Kentucky were on their way back from EMS Today Conference and Expo when they spotted a car crash and helped respond. reported Eastern Kentucky University students Jon Gaddis, Leah Gaddis, Brad Harp, Ashley Brosmer and faculty member and paramedic David Fifer immediately jumped into action.

The students secured the accident scene, organized bystanders and began treating a man who had been severely injured in the crash.

When responders from the Pinch Volunteer Fire Department and Kanawha County EMS arrived, students worked with them as they extricated the man from his truck.

On the way back from the EMS Today Conference & Expo, our contingent were the first on the scene of a major vehicle...

Posted by Eastern Kentucky University Paramedic Program on Saturday, February 27, 2016