As a result of the fall of the scaffolding of the roof of the Arch of General Staff in St. Petersburg, three people were admitted to the hospital. Two men suffered moderate injuries, the condition of the third victim – a 16-year-old girl – is assessed as serious. This is reported by TASS with reference to the health committee of the city.
According to the agency, the nature of the injuries received by a minor is clarified. It has also been reported that an Italian citizen was among the victims.
As before & # 39; RG & # 39; wrote, the passerby fell through the scaffolding because of the strong wind of the bow of the general staff on the palace square. Three people were injured – two men born in 1951 and 1981 and a 16-year-old girl. At the scene of the emergency, 22 rescuers and six special vehicles went.
The press service of the Ministry of Emergency Measures determined that for the day the specialists of the 72 travel department performed in connection with the removal of the consequences of the increased wind that is observed in the Northern capital. In most cases, emergency services have prevented or eliminated the effects of falling trees. 14 trips were associated with the fall of badly fixed structures.
According to the ministry, a strong wind will not leave St. Petersburg in the near future. According to predictions from weather forecasters, thunderstorms, heavy rainfall are expected in the city, as well as a wind with gusts up to 15-18 meters per second.