AUBURN HILLS, MI – An MSP Metro Detroit Trooper was in the right place at the right time when a woman was found unconscious and turning blue inside of her car.
On Saturday November 10, 2018, at 5:00PM, a trooper was on a traffic stop in the parking lot of the McDonald’s on Baldwin Road in Auburn Hills. While speaking to the driver, the trooper was told that there was a woman slumped over the wheel in the next parking lot.
The Troopers located the car with the female inside and attempted to wake her. The trooper opened the door and observed she was blue in color, had no pulse and wasn’t breathing. The trooper contacted requested EMS and removed her from her car.
The trooper started CPR. He was relieved by an RN from Lake Orion, and a Respiratory Therapist from Canada. The trooper returned to his patrol car to obtain his Naloxone kit. The woman was still unresponsive after the Naloxone was given and CPR was continued.
When fire arrived the trooper assisted in deploying an AED which advised to continue CPR. As the fire department continued first aid the female regained consciousness and began breathing on her own.
She was transported to a local hospital where she is recovering. The woman stated that she had used heroin prior to driving to the Chili’s restaurant and took xanax after she got there. Great job by the trooper, fire department and the three citizens to save this woman’s life.