What to do if someone is choking: Arlington Heights, IL police officer saves boy from airway obstruction with Heimlich maneuver

What to do if someone is choking: Arlington Heights, IL police officer saves boy from airway obstruction with Heimlich maneuver

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Unwell. (TOC) — Arlington Heights Police Officer Treston Schoeny acquired a hug and a fist bump from Colin Connolly, the boy whose life he helped save.

On Monday evening, the standard officer took a second to thank his household and the opposite regulation enforcement officers who have been there that day.

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“We make one another higher. We work as a crew, and I thanks guys,” Schoeny stated.

Physique digicam video from one other officer reveals the second Schoeney helped dislodge, of all issues, a life-saver sweet from Colin’s throat. Schoeney stayed calm whereas Colin clearly struggled, and used the Heimlich maneuver to save lots of his life.

“I used to be panicking. And my husband noticed all of it taking place in sluggish movement,” stated Christine Connolly, Colin’s mom. “Fortunately it was the Nationwide Night time Out. There was a whole lot of first responders round, and I simply bear in mind yelling out ‘We’d like assist! We’d like assist!'”

The Connollys are past grateful for the lifesaving motion.

“Thanks. Thanks a lot. You do not know what it means to me,” Christine stated.

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