The kid’s foot was caught between escalator steps and brush that is supposed to protect from such attacks, but this time for some reason did not work as it should.
Rescuers freed the child, who fell under the comb of the escalator.
December 21 at 18:33 the number “101” received a report that a child was trapped structural element of the escalator on the Northern terminal of the railway station “Kharkov-Passenger”.
At the time of arrival of rescuers the escalator was stopped by technical personnel of the station. The injured boy 2010 year of birth, was in the upper part of the lifting device. The kid’s foot was caught between escalator steps and brush that is supposed to protect from such attacks, but this time for some reason did not work as it should. Of course the child was hurt, but the guy held firm and almost cried. Nearby stood his mother with an even smaller child in her arms.
Rescuers immediately calmed down and the victim and his mother said that now everything will be in order and immediately initiated the rescue operation. They used a special mobile electric rescue device called “the Jaws”, tore off the metal plate of the escalator and released the child’s leg.
During the examination, the boy the paramedics it was determined that he suffered a broken limb and was immediately hospitalized in 17 hospitals of Kharkov.
In the works for release of the child participated in 2 rescuer, reports media