CYCLIST ALIVE – THANKS TO CPR AND LOCAL DEFIBRILLATOR

Ray Honour was competing in an event at the South Shields Velodrome when he collapsed just as he started the last lap of a veterans’ race. Heather Huntley and Damon Devine were both watching the event at the time and came to Ray’s aid, calling 999, beginning CPR and mouth-to-mouth resuscitation and calling for someone to collect the community defibrillator. North East Ambulance Service call handler Gary Mayne immediately dispatched an ambulance on blue lights to the address and talked them through ...