Checkpoint officers save collapsed HK man

Writer: Wang Jingli  | Editor: Holly Wang  | From:  | Updated: 2018-12-07

A Hong Kong man in his 60s suffered from a heart attack and passed out at the front door of the Shenzhen Bay Checkpoint on Wednesday. Thanks to the immediate rescue efforts made by the border police officers at the checkpoint, the visitor was kept out of danger, according to Thursday.

At around 10 a.m. Wednesday, an officer at the checkpoint saw the man suddenly sit down by the entrance as his face became pale. After asking several questions, the officer learned that the man had heart disease and was under medical treatment.

The officer helped the man find his medication while paging other colleagues for help.

The medicine helped the man recover and he was transferred to a volunteer service room to rest, where the police attended to him until his condition returned to normal.

In the end, the officers escorted the man through the checkpoint.

One of the country’s busiest checkpoints, the Shenzhen Bay Checkpoint has set up volunteer service points to provide visitors with convenience and emergency services. Additionally, the checkpoint regularly invites professionals to give lectures to its staff on first aid.