Round Rock Police Officers save injured motorist’s life
Several Round Rock
police officers are being credited with saving the life of a man whose leg was
severed in a motorcycle accident.
Officer Sgt. Nate Zoss
was the first officer on scene of a collision that occurred in the intersection
of Buckboard and southbound I-35 frontage road around 7:30 p.m. Monday night.
Officer Zoss discovered
that the collision had severed the lower half of the motorcyclist's leg. With the
assistance of Sgt Tate Hunter and Officers Paul Hernandez and Schultz, Zoss
applied a tourniquet to stop the victim's bleeding.
The victim was transported
to St. David's Round Rock Medical Center. The emergency room physician reported
that actions of the officers saved the life of the victim, who would otherwise
have died prior to reaching the hospital.