Danger to life – classic car journey: Styria trapped under tractor!

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Danger to life – classic car journey: Styria trapped under tractor!

A 70-year-old Styrian was trapped under a vintage tractor and seriously injured at an exit on Saturday. The steering rod had come loose, rendering the 1958 20 hp vehicle uncontrollable!

It should have been a nice tour, but it ended in drama: a group with seven vintage tractors started around 3:45 PM. While driving on the L638 from Lasselsdorf towards Stainz, a 70-year-old tractor’s steering linkage suddenly came loose. As a result, the vehicle could no longer be driven!

The 64-year-old tractor hit the right side of the road, drove up the slope and overturned as a result. The driver from the area of ​​Graz fell and ended up under the tractor, the Styrian was trapped. He sustained life-threatening injuries.

After the first aid, the man flew to the LKH Graz with the rescue helicopter Christophorus 12.

Source: Krone

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