The carom took place at 3.40 am on the road I / 57 in Neplachovice.
“For unknown reasons, the Volvo vehicle drove in the opposite direction and then into the left road ditch. Here it crashed into the concrete wall of the bridge and was thrown upwards. It flew over the Heraltický stream, where it crashed into the bank of the stream and remained standing on the roof, “described police accident Pavla Jiroušková, who confirmed that the driver and three passengers were seriously injured.
“The circumstances and facts of the accident are being examined and ascertained by Opava criminal investigators in cooperation with traffic police officers. All participants in the accident were ordered to take blood in a medical facility in order to rule out the influence of addictive substances, “she added.
The vehicle remained off the road on the roof after the accident.
Photo: Fire and Rescue Service of the Moravian-Silesian Region
Firefighters had to use hydraulic tools to rescue the wounded from the wreckage. Two young men (19 and 24) ended up in direct danger of their lives.
“Intervening doctors found a brain injury in them. With the help of a rescue frame, they were placed in vacuum mattresses, doctors had to intubate their airways and connect them to artificial lung ventilation, “outlined the spokesman of the Moravian-Silesian rescuers Lukáš Humpl, adding that both wounded were transported, one by air, the other by land to the trauma center. University Hospital Ostrava.
Two other young men (18 and 21) were seriously injured in the accident. One injured his head and leg, the other his head and chest. “Rescuers transported them to the surgical outpatient clinic of the Silesian Hospital in Opava after providing pre-hospital emergency care,” said Humpl.