There are two main characters in this incredible story. The first is Roman, a 4 year old boy from London who in May last year found his mother unconscious on the floor of her house . The second is Siri, Apple’s virtual assistant, thanks to whom Roman was able to contact the emergency services and save his mother’s life.
Roman activated Siri and asked for help for his mother
Roman is the oldest of his brothers, and at only 4 years old he has already become the hero of his house . On May 7, his mother vanished from the house for no apparent reason and lay unconscious on the floor . The boy sought help through his mother’s iPhone. He was able to activate Siri and ask for help for his mother . Thanks to the child’s skill and the tool’s capabilities, a British emergency services operator appeared on the other end of the line .
Without alarming Roman, the operator guided the boy to get the necessary information about the situation. Roman indicated that his mother was on the floor, eyes closed and not breathing. The operator then asked the boy to try to move her to see if she would react, which she did not do . Roman then had to give his address, which he did without any problem, thus being able to mobilise the health services. Only 13 minutes later the assistants arrived, who had to break down the door because of the child’s inability to open it , finding Roman’s mother unconscious on the floor .
Roman’s mom is already home with her kids
After regaining consciousness, the woman had to be transferred to the hospital for some tests. A few days later she was fully recovered and was discharged . The Metropolitan Police have decided to publish this story today. According to police spokesperson Ade Adelekan, Roman’s mother is very proud of her son, thanks to whom she was able to save his life .
And what do you think of this story, do you think that smartphones have become a fundamental part of helping to save a life?
Via El Confidencial