Apple iPhone’s Crash Detection feature has helped a severely injured driver following an accident, by alerting first responders, the media reported.

The accident happened on August 5 in the Grey Highlands, on Road 130 southwest of Highway 10, in Ontario.

Driver Hannah Ralph’s iPhone contacted both emergency responders and her emergency contacts, including friend Grace Workman-Porecki, reports AppleInsider.

“The response time was incredible,” said Workman-Porecki.

Workman-Porecki also thanked the Grey Highlands’ first responders and staff at Markdale Hospital for helping Ralph.

“Hannah Ralph sustained injuries including broken femurs and pelvis, cranial and cervical spine fractures, plus multiple lacerations and substantial blood loss,” the report said.

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She underwent successful surgery to repair several breaks in her legs while in the hospital.

“I’m telling everyone who drives in rural areas to get this [Crash Detection] technology,” said Ralph’s aunt Dr Angela Jones of Burlington.

“Who knows how long it could take to get help [without it?]” she added.

Ralph’s family and friends have also created a GoFundMe campaign to support her recovery from the accident and return to work.

Last month, a combination of Crash Detection and Apple’s Emergency SOS via satellite on an iPhone 14 had helped to save a man who drove off a cliff in California and was bleeding from the head, by guiding rescuers to the driver.

The man’s car went over a cliff and dropped 400 feet before crashing to a halt.

In February this year, the Crash Detection feature in the iPhone 14 had alerted police following an accident, allowing the victims to receive help immediately.

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