Health students respond to crash

Paramedics with the Grand Junction Fire Department attend to an accident victim Tuesday after the driver’s truck hit a tree at Ninth Street and Grand Avenue. Before paramedics arrived, a group of health students and their adviser rushed to the scene from a nearby house and offered emergency assistance. Despite resuscitation efforts, the elderly man died. He had suffered a medical complication at the wheel. His wife, a passenger in the truck, survived.



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Paramedics with the Grand Junction Fire Department attend to an accident victim Tuesday after the driver’s truck hit a tree at Ninth Street and Grand Avenue. Before paramedics arrived, a group of health students and their adviser rushed to the scene from a nearby house and offered emergency assistance. Despite resuscitation efforts, the elderly man died. He had suffered a medical complication at the wheel. His wife, a passenger in the truck, survived.

When an emergency arrived outside the front door, they were prepared. Five members of the local chapter of HOSA-Future Health Professionals were gathered Tuesday morning at their…




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