In the Kuzbass saved the pensioner, the last five miles in thirty-degree frost

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Smirnoviella in fotobanka. Archival photoIn the Kuzbass saved the pensioner, the last five miles in thirty-degree frost© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Smirnoviella the image Bank

Employees of the Kuzbass transport police and railway workers rescued 69-year-old resident of the city of Leninsk-Kuznetsky, who was going to walk 15 kilometers, but it only covered part of the road and I almost froze to death in the snow, told RIA Novosti on Friday the representative a press-services of the Kuzbass linear management of the Ministry of interior Olena Shcherbinina.

Transport police learned about the incident from the driver working the train. According to him, on the stretch of stations Rasotica — Leninsk-Kuznetskiy-1 in rolling stock took an elderly man with signs of severe hypothermia.

«At the time of detection, the victim sat motionless in the snow near the railroad tracks. A five-kilometer walk in thirty-degree frost almost over for the elderly man to death. It turned out that the pensioner had intended to cover almost 15 miles in the cold, but could only walk part of the way, exhausted and sat down in the snow,» — said the Agency interlocutor.

Employees linear paragraph police station, Leninsk-Kuznetskiy called an ambulance and provided medical vehicle free passage to the railroad track. When the commuter train arrived, the transport police carried the man out of the car, was placed in a car and escorted to the city hospital.

As militiamen found out, the man went on foot to his sister living in the village Rasotica. In the end, according to doctors, the victim of frostbite of the hands and feet.

«If not for the timely assistance of the railway workers and guards, pedestrian travel could end tragically,» said Shcherbinina.