The Apple Watch helped save a person after his car accident

The Apple Watch helped save a person after his car accident

The Apple Watch has confirmed hundreds of times that it is the device worth having in an emergency situation, due to its special features. These have long gone beyond detecting irregularities in our health, but also ensure our safety. Thanks to this last possibility, Apple Watch alerts are being taken more seriously by emergency services and have been key in saving the lives of thousands of people.

Precisely, due to an alert from the function of car accident detection Available from Apple Watch Series 8 and Apple Watch Ultra, Ohio Emergency Services in the United States, rescued several victims of an accident.

Accident detection continues to help Apple Watch users

According to the publication of 9to5mac, Ohio police credit Apple Watch with notification of fatal car crash which happened over the weekend. Although the causes are unknown, the impact left one fatality and another person seriously injured.

The police report states that it was an Apple Watch emergency alert that first notified them about the car accident.

The single-vehicle crash occurred sometime between 7 a.m. and 8 a.m. in the area of ​​I-71 north and I-270 off the highway, according to the sheriff’s office. Grove City police officers were alerted to the accident by an Apple Watch.

Not being able to locate the car, the officers supported themselves with a team of drones from the sheriff’s office for help, and that’s how they spotted the Chevy Spark, in the ravine between I-71 north and the exit ramp to I-270 east.”

Apple introduced the car accident detection function from the launch of the Apple Watch Series 8 y Apple Watch Ultra y el iPhone 14 Proin September of last year, both devices are capable of communicating with emergency services when detecting this type of situation.

Although the feature has received complaints from emergency services in some countries about false alarms, Apple has been working to optimize it to generate increasingly timely notifications that can rescue Apple Watch users, in those countries where the feature is available.

Source: iPadizate by

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