Medics saw 'dead' crash victim was breathing

Ambulance Victoria CEO Greg Sassella said the paramedics could not explain their actions

By Sue Turpie
Bendigo Advertiser

MELBOURNE, Australia — Two senior paramedics saw that a man trapped in a Melbourne car crash was breathing but still inexplicably pronounced him dead and left the scene.

Medical logs show the paramedics agreed Daniel Huf was breathing when they examined the 30-year-old in the wreck of his car, yet still wrongly declared him dead, Ambulance Victoria said.

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