Superhero biology student gives man lifesaving CPR on bus

He had gone into cardiac arrest


A heroic biology student saved a man’s life on a bus by giving him CPR.

Brave Katherine King leapt into action when a fellow passenger went into cardiac arrest on the A38 on Thursday afternoon.

After signalling to the driver that there was a problem, Katherine began administering CPR to try and resuscitate the man.

Two ambulances and further paramedic support arrived on the scene shortly and took over.

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In line with the proverb that actions speak louder than words, Katherine has declined to make a statement, but a spokeswoman for West Midlands Ambulance service said: “Thanks to the swift actions of the university student the gentleman has been given the best possible chance of survival.”

The lucky passenger’s daughter also posted a message expressing the family’s gratitude on Facebook in a successful attempt to contact Katherine.

The man is now recovering in Birmingham’s Queen Elizabeth hospital.