Stomper helps elderly man found lying in pool of blood at Yishun HDB void deck

Submitted by Stomper Peter

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An elderly man was taken to hospital after he was found lying in a pool of blood at the void deck of Block 259 Yishun Street 22 on Saturday afternoon (Oct 9).

Stomper Peter shared that a young man ran to him, looking for help, after discovering the man on the ground.

"When we rushed over the elderly man was still conscious and able to talk," he said.

The man was bleeding from his head.

"A student walked past and I asked him to call the police while I continuing talking to the man to make him stay awake while waiting for an ambulance to arrive."

"The man told me he stayed at Block 248 Yishun Avenue 9 .

"The ambulance arrived within 15 minutes."

In response to a Stomp query, the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said it received a call for assistance at the said location at 5.35pm.

"SCDF conveyed a person to Khoo Teck Puat Hospital," an SCDF spokesman said.