A 26-year-old worker was airlifted to a hospital after he fell down a 50-metre embankment while operating a street roller yesterday afternoon (Mon).The man from Altenmarkt in Salzburgs Pongau region came off the rural road at the roadwork site in Rennweg near Spittal an der Drau, Carinthia. He sustained life-threatening injuries when he dropped down […]
A kid has been airlifted to a clinic after falling into an ice-cold mountain river.The child whose sex and age have not been revealed plunged into a stream near Dienten in Salzburgs Pongau region this morning (Fri) while sitting in its buggy. The kids dad managed to drag the youngster out of the […]
Olympic champion Andrea Fischbacher has been awarded Salzburgs Sportswoman of 2010 award.The skier who claimed the gold medal in the Super-G competition of last years Vancouver Olympic Games was honoured in a ceremony attended by hundreds of fans, businesspeople, politicians and artists at Salzburg Airport yesterday evening (Thurs). She was also awarded the […]
A 29-year-old worker suffered severe injuries when his head was squeezed between a crash barrier and a hoist this morning (Thurs).The accident occurred on the A2 southern motorway near Techelsberg in Carinthia. Police assume that a technical error with the hydraulic lift was the reason for the incident. The injured road construction worker a […]
An elderly farmer was hospitalised after a hay bale smashed him against his tractor.The man, 64, suffered serious chest injuries as the 300-kilo bale suddenly rolled down from a stack knocking him against the vehicle in Pöndorf yesterday (Thurs).Police in the Upper Austrian district of Vöcklabruck said today the farmer was recovering at Salzburgs emergency […]
A machine-building technician who crushed his right hand yesterday (Sun) while cleaning a machine has been told it cannot be saved.The 26-year-old man from Salzburgs Pinzgau region who got his hand trapped at work was taken to hospital in Salzburg where doctors said the injuries were too severe to fix.
A pensioner was seriously injured yesterday (Thurs) when a tree he was cutting down fell on top of him near Rauris in Salzburgs Pinzgau region.Police said the man, 60, had been the victim of bad luck since the trees branches had hit another tree as it was falling, changing the direction of its fall onto […]