The parents of a teenager who suffered a seizure while chatting online have thanked his friend who called emergency services from 5, miles away.
Aidan Jackson, 17, was talking to an American gamer from his bedroom in Widnes on 2 January when he had a fit. The first Aidan's parents knew of the frien was when police and an ambulance appeared at their front door, the Liverpool Echo reported.
Caroline and Steve Jackson then rushed upstairs to find their son "extremely disorientated". The next thing we noticed was two police cars outside with flashing lights.
We said we hadn't called anyone and they said a call had come from America. I immediately went to check on Aidan and found him extremely disorientated.
Aidan had a seizure in May and is waiting inline a new appointment following the latest incident. Ms Lathora told the Liverpool Echo: "I just put my heet back on and I heard what I could only describe as a seizure, so obviously I started to get worried frind immediately started asking what was going on and if he was OK. When that didn't work I just had to hope the non-emergency would work, it had an option for talking to a real person Related Topics.