Nash officer receives Meritorious Conduct Award for saving man’s life

photo via Nash PD Facebook page
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On Monday, March 14 at the Nash City Council meeting Officer Garrett received a Meritorious Conduct Award for his actions on December, 12 2015.

According to Nash Police, Officer Garrett responded to a major accident involving a motorcycle at FM 2148 and Highway 82. As Officer Garrett arrived on scene he located the driver of the motorcycle and proceeded to provide medical care for him.

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Motorcycle wreck on 82 at 2148 (photo by Field Walsh)
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The driver of the motorcycle suffered severe bleeding from a laceration on his arm. Officer Garrett’s quick thinking and training allowed him to place a tourniquet on the patient’s arm, stopping the bleeding and saving his life.

The driver was then taken to St. Michael’s in critical condition but made a full recovery.

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Photo via Nash PD Facebook
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