Posts Tagged ‘trapped’

Woman trapped under car rescued by good Samaritans who lifted the vehicle off her

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Date: November 30th, 2013

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woman chinaChina – A woman who was run over and trapped under a car in China has been rescued by good Samaritans who lifted the vehicle off her.

CCTV footage shows the victim riding an electric bicycle being hit during morning rush hour in the city of Ningbo, Zhejiang province, on Tuesday.

More than 10 people went to her aid, including motorists and pedestrians, who along with a police officer lifted up the car and moved the woman from under it.

She was then taken to hospital.  More   Video

 

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Water Neck-High in Elevator, Two Trapped

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Date: August 15th, 2011

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elevatorNutty News Staten Island, New York – In his 34 years with the New York Fire Department, Capt. James Melvin has seen his share of stuck elevators. But he had never witnessed anything quite like what happened on Staten Island. Two construction workers were stuck in an elevator that was filling with water, Captain Melvin explained. By the time firefighters arrived, the water level had risen as high as the two trapped men’s necks. “We’ve had plenty of elevator emergencies, but never one that’s down sinking in water,” said Captain Melvin, of Ladder Company 86 on Richmond Avenue. The men were working in the former Staten Island Hotel in Graniteville, which is being renovated into an assisted-living residence for older people.  When the elevator neared the basement level, “it hit water and started sinking slowly, until it sank to the bottom of the shaft,” Captain Melvin said.  More

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Two-Year-Old Trapped for 4 Hours in Bank Vault

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Date: February 26th, 2011

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vaultNutty News Georgia – The girl was at a Wells Fargo bank branch in Conyers around closing time with her mother and grandmother, who worked at the bank. Investigators said the child wandered into the bank vault, which shut behind her, and was spotted on security cameras. Police and firefighters arrived at the scene, but were unable to open the vault because it was on a timer and had locked for the night. Conyers Police Chief Gene Wilson told reporters it was a very tense scene as authorities stood by along with the relatives, and rescue workers pumped fresh air into vents leading to the vault. The ordeal ended when an emergency locksmith was called in to open vault and free the 2-year-old.  More…

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