Cabbie’s desperate struggle to revive star
HELP Ricky Nicol A TAXI driver fought to save Eric after he had his heart attack.
Ricky Nicol was picking up a fare close to the Echo Arena when he spotted him. The 32-year-old, trained in first aid and CPR, said: “His friend was panicking, so I stepped in. I told his friend to call the ambulance as I started CPR.
“I didn’t even realise that it was Eric Bristow until his friend told me. I’m into my darts but he was unrecognisable. I’d do the same for anyone though.
“It’s a moment that will stay with me for the rest of my life. I did the best I could but it wasn’t enough. I’m devastated.”