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Truck runs over pedestrian - eyewitness provides first aid to the 84-year-old

2023-12-04T09:55:43.033Z

Highlights: Truck runs over pedestrian - eyewitness provides first aid to the 84-year-old. Truck driver suffered shock and also had to be taken to a hospital. The scene of the accident was closed for more than four hours. An anesthesia nurse became an eyewitness to the accident - and provided first aid for the injured person. The Geretsrieder was dragged along by the trucks for several meters and suffered life-threatening injuries. The Böhmerwaldstraße was closed in the area on Sunday until around 18 p.m.



Status: 04.12.2023, 10:45 a.m.

By: Carl-Christian Eick

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A serious accident occurred on the Böhmerwaldstraße in Geretsried on Sunday. A pedestrian (84) suffered life-threatening injuries. © Sabine Hermsdorf-Hiss

In a serious accident in Geretsried, a pedestrian (84) was critically injured. A blessing in disguise: An anesthesia nurse became an eyewitness to the accident - and provided first aid.

Geretsried – Terrible accident in Geretsried: An 84-year-old pedestrian was run over by a tractor-trailer on Sunday. The Geretsrieder was dragged along by the trucks for several meters and suffered life-threatening injuries.

Truck runs over pedestrian - eyewitness provides first aid to the 84-year-old

At around 13:30 p.m., a 39-year-old wanted to turn right from Sperlingstraße onto Böhmerwaldstraße with his tractor-trailer. According to the police, he overlooked an 84-year-old Geretsrieder, who was on the pedestrian crossing at the time to cross the Böhmerwaldstraße. The pedestrian was hit by the semi-trailer, rolled over and dragged along for several meters. "He suffered life-threatening injuries to his extremities," a spokesman for the Geretsried police department told our newspaper.

An anaesthesia nurse living near the scene of the accident, who had become aware of the traffic accident, took care of professional first aid for the injured person.

A spokesman for the Geretsried police

The senior was flown to a hospital by helicopter after first aid by the emergency services. In their press report, the police praised: "An anesthesia nurse living near the scene of the accident, who had become aware of the traffic accident, took care of professional first aid for the injured person." The truck driver suffered shock and also had to be taken to a hospital.

The scene of the accident had to be closed for more than four hours

The Böhmerwaldstraße was closed in the area of the accident site on Sunday until around 18 p.m. By order of the public prosecutor's office, an expert was commissioned to prepare an accident analysis report.

Four patrols from the Geretsried and Wolfratshausen police stations and the Weilheim traffic police inspectorate were deployed; In addition, emergency services from the Geretsried volunteer fire brigade, a rescue helicopter, an emergency medical vehicle and two ambulances. According to the police, the employees of the building yard of the city of Geretsried "were called in to clean the road after the accident was recorded." (cce)

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Source: merkur

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