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Woman dragged under van

09.03.2012 From our online archive
A woman was dragged several metres under a van when she was knocked down in an industrial zone.

A woman was dragged several metres under a van when she was knocked down in an industrial zone.

The pedestrian was talking on a hands-free mobile phone set when the accident occurred in Foetz on Friday at around 12.45pm.

According to fire and rescue services, she was knocked to the ground by a courier van and caught under the wheels. However, the vehicle did not roll over the victim.

Rescue workers had to lift the vehicle in order to free the victim, who was then air-lifted to hospital. Police cordoned off the area to assess the scene.