Published: March 28, 2021 8:39 a.m.
A 32-year-old jumped into the ice-cold Danube in Linz to save a 14-year-old who had fallen into the water.
A 14-year-old fell into the Danube in the Urfahr-Umgebung district on Saturday afternoon and was rescued by a 32-year-old from Upper Austria. The girl had slipped on a jetty and fell into the ice-cold water. The man who was sitting on a bench nearby heard the splash and pulled the youth out of the stream. According to the police, the Iraqi national suffered mild hypothermia.
The incident occurred at 4 p.m. on a jetty of the Wiking rowing club in Puchenau. The 14-year-old was taken to a children’s hospital in Linz to check her health. The lifesaver comes from the Urfahr-Umgebung district.
Accessed on March 28, 2021 at 8:43 am on https://www.salzburg24.at/news/oesterreich/oberoesterreicher-rettet-maedchen-aus-donau-101684137