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They stole her cell phone in a wagon, they threw her on the train tracks and she was run over: she lost a leg and is fighting for her life


It happened on the Belgrano Norte railway. The victim is 19 years old and is in intensive therapy with a respirator.

"The nurses said that it was a miracle that she was saved. The recovery was very noticeable. She is in good health, she had not been operated on before."

This is how the young woman who was run over by a formation of the Belgrano Norte railway evolves after a robbery.

She is out of danger although they had to amputate her right leg.

This Wednesday at 4:00 p.m., Flavia Antonella Cruzado Leguizamón (19) got on at the Villa de Mayo train stop, in the Buenos Aires town of Malvinas Argentinas, bound for Retiro.

The young woman lives eight blocks from the station with her three sisters, her father and grandmother.

"Flavia and Catherine (14) went to the dentist. As soon as the formation moved, Flavia's cell phone was grabbed, then she ran to the thief and my little sister went after her," says Alejandra Cruzado Leguizamón (21) in dialogue with 


The young woman was sitting in a seat near the door sending a message to her friends.

Her older sister maintains: "It was an oversight for a second. I always tell her to put her cell phone away if she goes by public transport."

The victim's family asks for a prayer chain for Flavia.

And he adds about the violent sequence: "First, Flavia hit her head and slipped. We don't know if she tripped or if the offender pushed her onto the tracks and the train ran over her."

The young woman was conscious the entire time.

The firefighters and her SAME took her off the tracks and asked her name, when she answered, a friend of hers listened to her and also helped her.

At that moment, Flavia was very hot and her witnesses helped her by giving her water.

She was quickly transferred to the Federico Abete Trauma Hospital in Pablo Nogués, where she is admitted to intensive care.


lost her right leg

from her after being run over.

"They are going to transfer her to the Los Arcos Clinic, in Palermo, where they will operate on her left foot since it became infected. They will remove the dead tissue and try to save her leg," says Alejandra.

And she clarifies: "In the hospital she is uncomfortable because the therapy is a large place where there are more patients and she is very hot."  

Flavia Cruzado, the girl who was thrown from a train during a robbery in Villa de Mayo.

Photo social networks

This Thursday night, Alejandra visited her in the hospital.

"She's fine, she listened to me and looked at me, although she doesn't speak because she's intubated. She shakes her head to say yes and no because she understands everything," she clarifies.

So far there are no detainees for the fact nor has any witness testified.

The prosecutor of the Gloria Reguan case, in charge of UFI No. 22 of Malvinas Argentinas, analyzes the security cameras of Trenes Argentinos to try to identify the offender.

The Public Prosecutor's Office works with the railway area of ​​the Federal Police and the area police station.  

Flavia's dream

In the first week of February, the bowling alley where Flavia was going to work in the cloakroom area will open.

She was happy because she wanted to raise money to start studying Law at the University of Buenos Aires (UBA).

And she has already decided that she will specialize in criminal law.

"She always liked to speak, express herself, say what she thinks. When she has an opinion, she defends it, she is very determined and has a lot of character to study criminal law," Alejandra tells



She also acknowledges that her sister is "helpful, sensitive, kind, and too strong."

When her cell phone was stolen, Flavia was writing to her friends: "She says that she has just enough friends."

Faith in his family occupies a central role and in this moment of so much pain it is a consolation.

"It is very important for us to pray and ask that she be well and recover as quickly as possible. My father visited her and gave her a health blessing so that she knows that she is not alone and that this is going to happen," explains Alejandra. 

And he emphasizes that "despite the trauma, he knows that his family, the people of the church, his friends, doctors and people from abroad send him strength."

Inside the hospital, the Cruzado family, he claims, is contained. 

Flavia Cruzado was robbed on a train and then thrown onto the tracks: she lost one of her legs.

On social networks, her father, who works at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "asked for a prayer chain from his family and friends for his daughter's health.

“Flavia, my beloved daughter,

please hold on a little longer


Your family, friends and brothers in faith are praying a lot for you, ”said Juan José Cruzado Arquiño (47) on his Facebook account, where several users joined to ask for his recovery.

Juan José lives with his four daughters and his mother.

Six years ago he divorced the girls' mother and since then they have not been in contact.

"I know that Flavia doesn't want my mom to be here, I don't know how she can get if my mom comes and sees her," confesses her older sister.

And he clarifies that his mother already knows that Flavia is hospitalized.

The family asks that those who have information about the offender contact Alejandra at her Instagram account @cruzadoale.  


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Source: clarin

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