MIL OSI Translation. Region: Germany / Deutschland –
Source: Swiss Canton Zug – news in German
Zug, October 8, 2020, 7:45 p.m.
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Oberägeri: Young person seriously injured while working in the forest
During forest work, a tree fell on a 13-year-old trial pen. The boy was seriously injured and was taken to hospital by REGA. The exact cause of the accident is still unclear and is being clarified.
The accident happened on Thursday evening (October 8, 2020), shortly after 4:45 p.m., in the Breitried area in the municipality of Oberägeri. Forest workers were busy transporting the trees that had previously been felled with a fixed winch.
For reasons unknown until now, one of the tree trunks came loose and fell on a 13-year-old boy. The trial pen was life-threateningly injured and flown to a hospital outside the canton after initial medical treatment by REGA.
The exact cause of the accident is still unclear and is being investigated by the forensic service of the Zug police.
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