Medics helping basketball player save man having heart attack

Medics helping basketball player save man having heart attack

August 16, 2019 0 By Bertrand Dibbert


TONIGHT, ON THE MIRACLE IN LOUISVILLE. REPORTER: BASKETBALL PRACTICE FOR THE JUNIOR MONARCHS GOES ON WITHOUT ONE PLAYER.>>HE IS A STAR PLAYER. THEY ARE ALL-STAR PLAYERS. REPORTER: ASHTON PESZULIK IS SIDELINED. THIS STEAL EARLY IN THE TOURNAMENT ENDS UP BEING THE PLAY OF THE GAME, BUT NOT FOR THE RIGHT REASON.>>HE TOOK OFF DOWN THE COURT AND LOST HIS BALANCE. HE HIT THE WALL REALLY HARD. I DID NOT NOTICE THE WALL WAS SO CLOSE. I HAD TO LIFT UP MY ARM TO BLOCK IT. IT SNAPPED. REPORTER: ASHTON’S BROKEN ARM MAY HAVE ENDED THE GAME AND HIS SEASON, BUT IT’S NOT THE END OF THE STORY.>>ALL THE PAIN ASHTON HAD TO GO — THERE IS A MAN SLUMPED OVER.>>EVERYBODY WAS RUNNING AROUND SCREAMING. REPORTER: ASHTON’S FATHER DID NOT WAIT FOR PARAMEDICS, BUT DECIDED NOT TO MOVE HIS SON. TWO AMBULANCES SHOWED UP.>>WE SELL THE PARAMEDICS GO FROM ASHTON OVER TO THAT MAN. IT WAS UNBELIEVABLE. REPORTER: A GRANDFATHER SUFFERED A HEART ATTACK BUT WILL LIVE TO SEE ANOTHER BASKETBALL GAME, THANKS TO A BOYS BROKEN ARM. ASHTON’S TEAMMATES MADE GET WELL CARDS AND SIGNED A BASKETBALL, HOPING HE HEALS QUICKLY AND IS BACK ON THE COURT SOON. THIS THIRD GRADER IS NOT SURE WHAT TO THINK OF THE MIRACLE.>>I DON’T KNOW. IT IS WEIRD. IT WAS PERFECT TIMING FOR HIM.