80-year-old man broke his spine after falling in well in Karaganda
Almaty. August 14. KazTAG -80-year-old man has broken his spine after falling in a well in Karaganda.
"After falling in a well collector, a man born in 1939 suffered uncomplicated compression fracture of the spine. He was hospitalized in the medical center named after Makazhanov. His condition is stable, ” said the health care department of the Karaganda region.
The press-service of the regional emergency department said that the incident occurred on August 13.
"It was reported on August 13 at 17.45 that a man born in 1939 inadvertently fell into the well collector in Svezhest summer village along the Shakhtinsky highway. Upon arrival at the place, using climbing equipment, rescuers evacuated the victim with suspected dynamic fracture of the spine," reads the message.
Photo source: emergency service of Karaganda region