Doctors have described the condition of the victims of the bridge collapse near Voronezh

© Photo : EMERCOM of Russia in the Voronezh region, a bridge collapsed over the river Zavala in the Voronezh region. November 21, 2018Doctors have described the condition of the victims of the bridge collapse near Voronezh© Photo : EMERCOM of Russia in Voronezh region

Two of the six victims of the bridge collapse in the Voronezh region are in serious condition, one of them with severe hypothermia was transported to Voronezh, have informed RIA Novosti the representative of the Department of health in the region.

The collapse of a 120 meters 150-metre span of the bridge over the river Zavala in the Ternovsky district of Voronezh region has occurred on Wednesday around 16:20 GMT. As a result of collapsed part of the bridge, where repairs were carried out, and the part which carried out the movement. Fell three cars: crane «KAMAZ», which led the repair work, and two trucks with grain. Injured six people: two drivers of trucks and workers. Three of them doctors was taken to a hospital in the city of Borisoglebsk in serious condition, three were placed in a local regional hospital.

«After the collapse of the bridge in the Ternovsky district in health facilities remains of six victims. Three – Borisoglebsk RB (district hospital), one of them is in serious condition, he was diagnosed with multiple fractures, carried out an artificial lung ventilation introduced into the drug-induced sleep state. The condition of two other patients, doctors assessed as secondary», — stated in the message of the representative destava.

According to him, in the hospital Tarnovo district there are currently two patients in condition of medium gravity.

«One patient, the specialists of the disaster medicine centre was taken in VOKB number 1 (Voronezh regional clinical hospital). At the moment he is in intensive care in a serious condition,» — said the Agency interlocutor.

As explained by RIA Novosti Deputy chief physician of the Voronezh regional clinical center of medicine of accidents Gennady Balabayev, the victim, who was transported to Voronezh, a lower leg fracture and compartment syndrome, he also has long been in the water and got hypothermia.