Heimlich Maneuver

FILE - A police car patrols in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Quick Thinking Cop Saves Woman From Choking On The Bronx River Parkway

Officer Gregory Zakoscielny noticed the driver pulled over on the side of the road and got out of his squad car to see what was going on.

09/19/2014

Estrada Family And Troopers Ruben Benavidez and James Hearne (credit: CBS 2)

Dramatic Video: New Jersey State Troopers Save Choking Child

Troopers Ruben Benavidez and James Hearne just happened to be driving through Trenton when they came across a family struggling to help their son breathe after he started choking on a chicken nugget.

10/24/2013

Anna Reid (credit: CBS 2)

NJ Babysitter Draws On First Aid Training To Save Choking Child

Babysitter Anna Reid, 15, was feeding 3-year-old Lia Simitz pizza when the toddler took a bite too big and a piece was lodged in her throat.

08/21/2012

Mason Shirhall

Quick-Thinking 7-Year-Old Saves Choking Older Brother With Heimlich

One of the scariest things a parent can come face to face with is a choking child. Or for Erin Shirhall, her son silently choking while her back was turned.

07/30/2012

Priscilla Hope Pereira (credit: CBS 2)

Jersey City Girl Meets Paramedics Who Saved Her Life

Last weekend, at a backyard barbeque with family and friends, Priscilla Pereira choked on a grape and during the chaos a friend called 911 desperate for help. What happened next is likely why she’s still alive.

08/09/2011