17-year-old dies after crashing into glass door at Seia school

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A 17-year-old girl died this afternoon from serious injuries after crashing into a glass door at Seia Secondary School, in the district of Guarda, a source from the local fire department confirmed to Lusa.

According to the second-in-command of the Seia Volunteer Fire Brigade, Marco Teixeira, the alert was received at around 1:48 p.m. and on arrival at the scene the pre-hospital team found the student lying on the ground in cardiopulmonary arrest with serious injuries to her chest.

Other means of rescue were also activated at the scene, such as the SIV (Immediate Life Support) ambulance from Seia and the INEM helicopter, which landed on the school grounds.

Marco Teixeira explained that the victim was eventually transported by ambulance to Seia hospital in advanced life support maneuvers with the support of the INEM helicopter team, but it was not possible to reverse the situation.

A team of psychologists from INEM and members of the municipal Civil Protection service were also mobilized to the Seia Secondary School.

The Beiras and Serra da Estrela Sub-Regional Emergency and Civil Protection Command told Lusa that a total of 30 operatives from the Seia Volunteer Fire Brigade, GNR, INEM and the municipal Civil Protection services were at the scene.

Hervé Hubert
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