She wanted to shorten her path by crossing the fence, but caught herself on the sharp part of it. The 40-year-old resident of Leszno could not be saved despite the efforts of the neighbors, policemen and firefighters. She died on the spot.
The tragedy happened on Saturday before 4 pm in Leszno. – The report showed that a woman had knocked on a sharp element of the fence on Fałata Street. When our host arrived, there were policemen and neighbors who tried to help, says the junior captain, engineer Szymon Kurpisz, the press officer of the Leszno fire brigade.
The woman tried to go over the fence. This one is made of forged metal, it is about 1.80 meters high. The 40-year-old had one of the pointed elements. A group from the Rescue and Fire Fighting Unit in Leszno, six firefighters in total, tried to release her.
An unfortunate accident
When firefighters, using plumbing equipment, began to cut this fragment of the fence, an ambulance arrived. – Unfortunately, the doctor who arrived at the scene said the woman was dead – says Kurpisz.
The circumstances of the accident were investigated by the police under the supervision of the prosecutor. – The proceedings were conducted in terms of manslaughter – says Łukasz Wawrzyniak, press spokesman of the District Prosecutor’s Office in Poznań.
The investigators found that the woman’s death was not contributed by third parties, and an unfortunate accident took place. – The lady wanted to shorten her way by crossing the fence, which was ended with a sharp element. There was an unfortunate injury, as a result of which the woman, unfortunately, died – explains Wawrzyniak.
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