(Michigan City, IN) - Two Michigan City Police officers are being recognized for quite possibly saving a life. The victim had cut himself with a power saw.
According to Police, officers Victor Sanchez and Dylan Travis responded to a call on December 5.
The victim was bleeding severely from a deep cut to his body from an accident with a circular saw. Police siad direct pressure did not stop the bleeding. Officer Sanchez then applied a tourniquet, which brought the bleeding under control until paramedics arrived.
Officer Travis provided assistance to other people at the scene and kept them calm, police said.
Both officers were presented with letters of commendation for their heroic efforts.