Dashcam Video Shows Florida Trooper Saving Choking 1 Yr Old Baby Near Miami
1-year-old child was choking on Interstate-95 in Miami-Dade County on the afternoon of October 16, 2021.
Someone had already attempted to save on the child, without any success.
Then Florida High Patrol Trooper Reginald Mathieu arrived.
The Dashcam camera attached to the front of Trooper Reginald Mathieu's car recorded the moment he raced to her rescue.
In the video... Three cars are seen pulled over to the side of the I-95 southbound lanes in the area of Southwest Seventh Street, with some people surrounding a family on the ground as Mathieu arrives.
Trooper Mathieu is seen in the one-minute-long video clip performing repeated back blows on the toddler until she regains consciousness.
Florida Highway Patrol (FHP), which posted the dashcam footage to their Twitter, along the video with they also included a brief statement praising their "hero" officer.
"Trooper Mathieu's first aid training immediately kicked in as he jumped into action, performing a series of back blows until the toddler regained consciousness! #Hero."
It is believed the trooper was attending to an unrelated crash in the vicinity when he was flagged down by the toddler's parents, concerned about the unresponsive girl.
The girl was then taken to a nearby hospital as a precaution.