In Mesochoria, the search continues for a 69-year-old man who disappeared yesterday in the south of Evia due to bad weather. Found the wreckage of the car on which he moved.
Calling the fire department yesterday, at about 22:00, the man said that a stormy stream of water carried him away in a car. An alarm was announced in the Mesochoria area. The publication EVIMA reports that rescuers found the door and other parts of the car today between Tsakai and Mesochoria districts.
The rescue operation is attended by 15 firefighters in 5 cars, 2 cars with special equipment from the volunteers of the Evia Rescue Team – SAR 312 from Aliveri, Periklis Kulkuvinis, the commander of the fire brigade of Chalkida, is also there. Speaking to evima.gr, Mayor Karistos Lefteris said before the wreckage of the car was found:
“With the first rays of the sun, searches continue, which are in full swing, we are with the machines of the municipality and the region in disputed points. The 69-year-old man’s car has not yet been found. For the first time in our municipality, so much water fell in a few hours. “
Maria Rupa, president of the Mesochorion community, speaks of the continued search, but notes: “Our area has suffered from unprecedented disasters because this is the first time it has rained so hard.”