Rescuers saved two freezing people in Yakutia forest
The men’s car broke in the forest at night and they almost froze
Yakutia 24 TV channel: Rescue service got the message about the disappearance of two men, who were driving to Chkalov village in Nyurba district on January 31 at 04.30 local time.
Rescue service left to search for people.
It turned out that at 11 p.m. the car got stuck on a forest road, one person went to help and disappeared, and the second sounded an alarm without waiting, at 4.30 in the morning. The searches resulted in a finding of the stuck, but working car 30 kilometers away from Akana village, a man was found at 7.00 a.m., the second was found by the traces of sneakers on the road in 1,5 hours. He was frozen and exhausted. He didn’t reach 10 km to the village.
Rescuers noted that the men were lucky with the weather: it was only -25 degrees at night and no any element. Rescuers called a tractor from the village to help transport the car.
The man who went for help said that he was very cold because he was lightly dressed. On the way, he highlighted the road with a telephone, then with matches. The victim and his comrade were urgently evacuated to the medical center of the village of Akana with suspicion of hypothermia and frostbite.
The condition of both men is normal, there is no frostbite.