MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — A West Virginia State Police Trooper helped to save the life of a child who had become  unresponsive.

Just after 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sergeant R. R. Cervera was performing road patrol work on Interstate-81 near exit 16, when a woman pulled up to the front of his cruiser.

The woman told Cervera her three-year-old son was unresponsive in her vehicle.  Sergeant Cervera  observed the child as being ‘unresponsive and fevered,’ according to a press release from the West Virginia State Police.

Cervera drove the child and his mother to Berkeley Medical Center. The boy was revived by medical personnel. He was admitted to the hospital and was last reported to be  in stable condition.

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from the WVSP Press Release:  … “On Tuesday, April 11, 2023, at approximately 12:38 pm Sergeant R. R. Cervera was stationary, preforming road patrol on I-81 in the area of exit 16 E when a black Volkswagen SUV pulled over in front of his cruiser. A female passenger exited the vehicle and ran towards him. The female informed Sergeant Cervera her three-year-old son was unresponsive in his car seat. Sergeant Cervera quickly went to the vehicle and observed the child was fevered and unresponsive. Sgt. Cervera had the mother get the child and place him in his cruiser. Sergeant Cervera transported them both to Berkeley Medical Center where the child was successfully revived by medical personnel. The child was admitted to the hospital and is currently in stable condition.”