Firemen use tank to rescue truck driver in Changsha

17:08, January 06, 2011      

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On Jan. 5, 2011, an accident occurred on the crossroad of Puri Avenue and Lei Feng Avenue in Wangcheng County, Changsha, Hunan province. A truck crashed into a duty room of the special service detachment of the Hunan fire brigade after collided with a smaller truck, and the truck driver was stuck in the cab.
(CFP/Han Jingyu)

After the accident, due to the space is small, firemen cut off the steering wheel of the truck to make sure the driver's breathing was unobstructed. In addition, the fireman used a rescue tank to hang the truck roof to expand interior space. After hours of intense rescue, the driver was rescued successfully.

By People's Daily Online



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