Merced Off-duty CHP officer saves a life, receives a commanders commendation

Officer Afferino receiving a Commander’s Commendation from Captain Becky Hagen.

On November 1, 2018, at around 6:00p.m, while off-duty, Officer Afferino observed a traffic collision with a non-responsive driver on “B” street and Winton Parkway in the city of Livingston . Officer Afferino attempted to revive the driver but was unsuccessful.

Officer Afferino activated EMS and began CPR. Officer Afferino continued CPR until paramedics arrived on scene and took over treatment. The driver regained vital signs and was subsequently transported to the hospital, where he is recovering. Officer Afferino undoubtedly saved this drivers life.

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