POINT ROBERTS, Wash. — According to an August 19th press release, on Monday, August 15th, US Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations at the Point Roberts Port of Entry responded to assist a man who fell from his bicycle in the vicinity of the port’s secondary inspection area.
CBP officers found the man unresponsive but with a pulse and breathing. Whatcom County Fire District 5 emergency medical services personnel were dispatched.
Prior to WCFD5 personnel’s arrival, CBP officers determined the man no longer had a pulse and began performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). WCFD5 personnel determined the man was in cardiac arrest and arranged for Airlift Northwest to transport the man by helicopter to PeaceHealth St Joseph’s Medical Center in Bellingham.
CBP officers assisted in coordinating travel for the man’s spouse through Canada to the Bellingham hospital.