Police, by-stander help save overdose victim in Ajax
Published May 5, 2023 at 12:10 pm
Durham Police and a good Samaritan helped save a life in Ajax last Thursday when two doses of Narcan were able to bring an unconscious man back to life.
West Division officers responded to a call about an “unconscious male” on April 27 near Harwood Avenue and Hunt Street. A by-stander has started life-saving measures when police arrived and officers quickly administered two doses of Narcan – a brand name for the Nalaxone drug used to revive those who have suffered opioid overdoses.
The drug worked and the man was transported to Lakeridge Health Ajax for treatment.insauga's Editorial Standards and Policies advertising