With the Femoral Artery completely severed, he immediately grabbed a towel and applied pressure when emergency medical help arrived.
He owes Peluso his life... you have about 2 minutes before you bleed out. It is literally the worst blood vessel to cut in your entire body aside from your aorta itself. (way worse than jugular and even worse than carotid). Most volume of blood goes through there than anywhere and it is really hard to get enough pressure on it because of the size of the thigh.
Edited by Provost, 22 February 2013 - 02:40 PM.