Written by Steve Sadin
A 62-year old Lemont man was lying apparently lifeless on a Highland Park driveway Friday near County Line Road and St. Johns Avenue but thanks to Deerfield Police Sgt. Juan Mazerigos and Highland Park Officer Casey Foley, the man is alive today.After Highland Park police received a report of a man who was neither breathing nor had a pulse after Friday’s Alabama concert at Ravinia, he was located in the driveway with his wife and another couple, according to Highland Park Deputy Police Chief George Pfutzenreuter.
That is when Mazerigos, who was helping Highland Park with the Ravinia crowd, began to administer CPR to the man and Foley arrived with an AED (defibrillator). Mazerigos shocked the man with the defibrillator bringing him to a sporadic condition before emergency medical services arrived and took over, according to Pfutzenreuter.
“He regained consciousness in the ambulance (on the way to the hospital),” Pfutzenreuter said. “When Foley arrived at the hospital he was talking.