Fire chief praises good Samaritan who performed CPR on crash victim

Fire chief praises good Samaritan who performed CPR on crash victim

SALEM, N.H. — Salem, New Hampshire Fire Chief Larry Best is praising the good Samaritan who performed CPR on a man who was injured when his car rolled over Monday.

The single-car crash happened just after 11:30 a.m. on Bridge Street (Route 38).

"The bystander who was performing CPR when we arrived was doing a great job performing compressions," Best said.

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The fire department ended up taking over care and provided advanced life support.

The man was taken by ambulance to Holy Family Hospital in Methuen.

Salem, New Hampshire Police Captain Joel Dolan told Boston 25 News he heard the man was being transferred to a hospital in Boston.

"The accident looks to be medical related at this time and the condition is from the medical emergency and not the accident itself," Dolan said.

The current condition of the man is unknown.