‘Absolute chaos’: Hero bystanders tear off their clothes to help the victim of horrific car crash
- Bystanders have helped save a man’s life by turning their clothes into bandages
- Footage of the rescue showed the car crash victim bleeding from the head
- The crowd provided first aid and support to the man before paramedics arrived
Hero bystanders have helped save the life of a man injured in a car accident by turning their own clothes into bandages.
Footage of the rescue effort shows people scramble to help the man as he lay on a busy road while semi-conscious.
Some bystanders came to the 50-year-old victim’s aid by tearing off their own clothes and turning them into tourniquets in a bid to stem the bleeding.
Hero bystanders have swung into action and helped save the life of a man injured in a car accident by turning their own clothes into bandages
The crowd also administered first aid and provided words of support to the man before paramedics arrived.
‘Just keep those eyes open for me buddy,’ one can be heard saying in the video.
Kevin Martin recorded the startling clip and told 9News of how the shock situation escalated.
‘You’re just seeing absolute chaos,’ he said.
‘He started to doze out a fair bit, he’d lost a lot of blood.’
The man’s injuries occurred after he struck traffic lights on on Blunder Road at Oxley, in Brisbane’s south, before the vehicle rolled
In the vision, debris can be seen strewn across the road, with the injured man firmly at the centre of the carnage.
The injuries occurred after he struck traffic lights on on Blunder Road at Oxley, in Brisbane’s south, before the vehicle rolled.
Luckily the vehicle’s other passenger was uninjured and the man at the centre of the chaos was taken to hospital where he remains in a stable condition.