February 25, 2021

Two dead when his crane falls down a ravine on the border of Valencia and Teruel



Two operators of a crane have died this Friday when falling this by a ravine of about 40 meters by a landslide on the side of a mountain in Aras de los Olmos, in Valencia, on the edge of this province with Teruel, according to informed the Emergency Coordination Center of the Generalitat Valenciana.

The SAMU team displaced to the site to attend to the workers has confirmed the death of these two men, 51 and 59 years old, who were working on the shoring of the CV-363 highway, at kilometer 2,700. The removal of the bodies occurred at 16.35 and they were transferred to Teruel.

The crane with the two workers inside has fallen through a ravine about 40 meters as a result of a landslide on the side of a mountain, about 11.25 hours. Two helicopters and special rescue groups in height have moved to the place.

The deceased, according to the Government Delegation in Aragon, worked in the company Paramassi, based in Burjassot (Valencia), of slope protection systems, risk reduction of rockfall and slope treatment.

Two helicopters from the Generalitat, two firefighters, a forest firefighters unit of the Generalitat, a pumper and a foreman coordinator to assist the workers have also attended, according to the Emergency Coordination Center of the Generalitat.

The CICU has mobilized a Basic Life Support vehicle, another SAMU vehicle and a medicalized helicopter belonging to the Generalitat.

Aragon media have also been mobilized when the accident occurred on the regional border, and the Valencia Fire Brigade Consortium has sent volunteers from Titaguas and L'Eliana and the rescue group at height (GERA).

The terrestrial sanitary means sent to the place have retired when the death of the operarios has been confirmed.

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