Accident in Bachórzec (Podkarpacie). According to the services, the 40-year-old wanted to pull the off-road car out of the ditch with a tractor, but his machine turned back, fell from a few-meter escarpment and crushed him. The man did not survive.
The incident happened on Sunday (July 23). According to the Provincial Ambulance Station in Przemyśl, around 10.30 am, the medical dispatch center in Rzeszów received a report about an injured man who was supposed to be crushed by a tractor.
Volunteer firefighters from Bachóriec and the State Fire Service in Przemyśl, as well as the police, a medical rescue team and an Air Rescue helicopter were sent to the site.
The doctor landed from the helicopter
– The first on the scene were the firefighters of TSO Bachórzec and the LPR doctor, who, due to the difficult terrain conditions, landed from the helicopter. Then, a medical rescue team from Nienadowa arrived at the scene – reports Marek Janowski, spokesman for the Provincial Ambulance Station in Przemyśl.
The tractor slid down the slope and crushed the driver, the man did not survive
As he reports, the man driving the tractor, wanting to pull the off-road car suspended on the escarpment, “wasn’t careful and caused the tractor to overturn from a few-meter escarpment, suffering serious bodily injuries.”
The man died despite receiving medical attention.
The circumstances of the incident are being clarified by the police.
Main photo source: Provincial Ambulance Station in Przemyśl