It's going to be a relatively experienced caver. He was at the time of the accident in the ‘Trou Bernard, 140 meters, one of the deepest caves of our country.
The man slipped, fell fifteen meters down and is now at about 75 meters depth. He has, according to the first information various fractures sustained, inter alia, to the pelvis.
Next to police and fire brigade were some twenty cavers called to the rescue in the right direction. They ensure that the hole is widened, so that the victim with a stretcher to above can be achieved.
That will, according to brandweerkapitein Gilles Boonen certainly not for 1 hour last night to happen. “Some passages are difficult to get through with a draagberrie.”
In the cave is cold and damp. It is so careful that our compatriot is not hypothermic touch. At this time, under a doctor-caver up at him, touched.