7-year-old Adam saves grandad with 999 call

A seven-year-old boy has been hailed a hero after he saved his grandfather's life. Adam Smith stayed calm and dialled 999 when his 76-year-old grandfather and babysitter, Bob Donkin, collapsed in  Sunderland, on 2 January. NEAS call handler Katie Knapton talked Adam through what to do, staying on the line throughout reassuring him until the ambulance crew arrived. Katie said: "Adam did really well. I couldn't stop thinking about him and his grandad over the next few days, ...