Maleki explained about the accident of a truck with a Pride car on Imam Ali Highway.
Jalal Maleki, spokesman for the Tehran Municipality Fire Department, stated: At 01:30 this morning (Monday, December 7), a case of an accident on the north-south route of Imam Ali Highway after Shahid Hemmat Highway was reported to the 125 system of the Tehran Municipality Fire Department. Three stations were immediately dispatched to the scene with a heavy crane.
He added: “It was observed at the scene that a 1921 truck collided with a Pride car due to unknown reasons.”
A spokesman for the Tehran Municipality Fire Department said: “As a result of this accident, the truck deviated from the route and after colliding with guardrails and breaking a few trees, it crossed the roadside and stopped at the concrete wall.”
Truck collides with Pride on Imam Ali Highway / 35-year-old woman dies in the accident
“The Pride car was completely under the truck and there was nothing left but the fender, and two people were trapped under the pieces of iron and there was no access, but the firefighters started the operation under the same conditions,” Maliki said.
He added: “Fortunately, the fire brigade was able to pull a 32-year-old man out alive by cutting pieces of iron, which was like a miracle. Also, firefighters were able to pull a 36-year-old woman out of the pieces of iron, which unfortunately was confirmed by the agents.” The emergency room died in the first moments.
A spokesman for the Tehran Municipality Fire Department said: The scene of the accident was handed over to Rahoor police officers to investigate the cause of the accident, and the firefighters’ operation ended at 04:05 in the morning.