Simon Corbell is blowing the trumpet for Emily Dyson who, at 11 years of age, saved her mother’s life by remembering to dial 000:
Minister for Police and Emergency Services, Simon Corbell, has praised a quick-thinking primary school girl after she found her mother having difficulty breathing and saved her life by calling for an ambulance.
“I commend the efforts of Emily Dyson, who at only 11 years of age, had the knowledge to call Emergency Triple Zero (000) for an ambulance after her mother experienced breathing difficulty,” Mr Corbell said.
“In an emergency every second is vital and the quick actions of Emily demonstrates the importantance to get help early on, as in this case it saved her mother who suffered a full cardiac arrest.”
[Photo Courtesy Simon Corbell’s office]