Boy’s bike dash in dark saves dad’s life in France

January 11, 2016 3:00 pm

 

5 year old boy braved to the rain to save his father who was suffering a heart attack. Photo / iStock

A 5-year-old French boy’s dash for help on his bike in the dark saved his father’s life after he suffered a heart attack.
The
father, 58, collapsed after saying goodnight to Kevin-Djene Godin. The
boy’s mother was working a night shift at a company more than 10km from
their home in the village of Saint-Pierre-la-Cour in northwestern
.
Kevin-Djene braved the rain and went off to raise the
alarm at 10.30pm local time, cycling on cold, wet country roads, wearing
only his pyjamas and flip-flops. Before leaving, he took his 2-year-old
sister out of bed and placed her beside their father.
His valiant actions could easily have ended in tragedy had it not been for a concerned motorist who stopped.
The
driver, Jean-Franois Pinot, told the newspaper Ouest-France: “He was
soaked through and freezing. That road is very dangerous.” Pinot said
Kevin-Djene told him: “I’m going to fetch my mummy because my daddy is
dead.”
Pinot put the boy in his car to warm up and phoned the
police, who found the boy’s father unconscious, summoned an ambulance,
and notified his mother, Djeneba Godin.
“This little boy is incredible. What he did was very smart,” said Pinot.

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