A 73-year-old resident of Andrychów (Małopolska), returning home after dark, mistook the stops and fell into a several-meter-long ditch. The woman’s daughter notified the police.
The 73-year-old on Wednesday evening was returning by bus from a friend, but by mistake she got off at the wrong stop. Walking towards Andrychów, it fell into a roadside ditch, from which she could not get out.
– The old lady had a phone with her, thanks to which she contacted her daughter. The person on duty immediately contacted her. Unfortunately, the woman had no idea where she was. The only information was that he could hear the sound of water and passing cars nearby – says Sebastian Gleń, spokesman for the Małopolska Police.
They turned on the light and sound signals and went on their search
Police officers were sent to search for the 73-year-old girl. They used light and sound signals. – Thanks to this, the woman, who was in contact with the officer on duty all the time, informed that she heard louder and louder sounds of the police car – says the spokesman.
She was found near the renovated bridge in Inwałd. It was located in a ditch several meters deep. Fortunately, she didn’t suffer any injuries. The police pulled the 73-year-old woman out of the ditch and found her purse with documents, which she lost during the fall – adds Gleń. The woman was taken care of by her daughter.
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