A special excavator has extracted the car of Manuel, the man who disappeared on Sunday night in Aldea del Fresno when his vehicle, in which he was also traveling with his family, was swept away uncontrollably by the current of water after one of the bridges fell. through which he crossed.
After six hours of work, they have rescued the car, which was found the same day it disappeared, but they have not found anyone underneath or any clue as to its whereabouts, sources from the Civil Guard confirmed this morning.
Today, the search device is going to take stock of the steps taken so far to find the missing persons and the developments in this investigation, after the passage of DANA.
Regarding the rest of the family of the car found, his wife, his 14-year-old daughter and his 10-year-old son, who managed to save his life, are already in good physical health and yesterday received a medical discharge from the Rey Hospital. Juan Carlos de Móstoles, hospital sources have confirmed to Europa Press.
The four disappeared when one of the bridges that crosses the Alberche River fell, at 11 pm on Sunday. Although they live in Alcorcón, they were going to check the status of their second residence there. The mother was rescued and the 14-year-old daughter showed up at the Fire Department at dawn. For his part, the guard of a private property found the 10-year-old son at 8 yesterday Monday, who was perched on a tree. Agents from the Roca de la Benemérita team picked him up and took him to Hospital Rey Juan Carlos with his mother and sister.
The Civil Guard, the Firefighters and Forestry Agents of the Community of Madrid and the rest of the emergency teams have resumed the search work for this person and also for the 83-year-old man swept away by the current in Villamanta at 9 a.m. this Wednesday. Sunday night.
Citizen security patrols, the USECIC of Madrid, GREIM Navacerrada and the GEAS divers, the Reserve and Security Group, the Air Service and search dogs from the Cynological Service, some specialized in tracking cadaveric remains, continue to work.
Specifically, in the surroundings of Arroyo Grande de Villamanta, they are looking for an 83-year-old man with Alzheimer's and other medical conditions who disappeared on Sunday night after being turned on at his home, near a nursing home in Villamanta. His wife was able to be rescued by a neighbor, a military professional.
The emergency teams examine that southwestern area of the region devastated by the flood, taking advantage of the fact that the water has dropped a lot and allows for tracking, which at first could not be done. However, search efforts are being complicated by the mud and accumulated branches and trees.