His mother and wife were in cardiorespiratory arrest and they behaved with aggressiveness and intimidating phrases towards the health professionals who, in an already tense and demanding situation for trying to save the woman’s life, were victims of threats. “If you don’t save my mother, you won’t get out alive; we’re going to kill you all & rdquor;they were allegedly told. In the ambulance they managed to get her back. After a stay in the critics unit, he got on with it. Has survived.
The Prosecutor’s Office requests a sentence of one year in prison for the crime of attack, but the College of Physicians of Ourense, which classifies a second crime of threats, raises the request to four years. Two of the defendants appeared yesterday and justified the absence of the third, sick. Without him, the hearing could not be held, postponed to November. They will be detained if they do not show up for that second signal. The accused father asked the judge to apologize to the toilets. With them in front of the room, he said: “I beg your pardon, my wife was dead and I got nervous & rdquor ;.
About six o’clock in the morning of February 26, 2020, the professionals arrived in an ambulance at the home of the accused, in the neighborhood of A Cuña, where the woman was in cardiorespiratory arrest. An emergency technician – who was driving the vehicle -, a doctor, a nurse and another technician attended. While the professionals were attempting to carry out their work in an emergency situation, the accused father allegedly struck the ambulance with a cane and a stick., causing damage of almost 350 euros.
The College of Physicians reproaches that the relatives of the patient “threatened, harassed and beat & rdquor; health workers “jointly and unjustifiably & rdquor;
In addition, according to the Prosecutor’s Office, slapped the doctor –She suffered an erythema on her right shoulder blade–, while the three defendants aggressively addressed the toilets and intimidating terms. With that harassing attitude they braced and faced in a hostile way to the victims.
In addition to the prison sentence, the Prosecutor’s Office requests a total fine of 720 euros for a minor offense of injuries and another of damages. He proposes that the accused father pay 300 euros in compensation to the doctor, as well as the expenses for the repair of the ambulance.
The College of Physicians reproaches that the relatives of the patient “threatened, harassed and beat & rdquor; to health workers “jointly and unjustifiably & rdquor ;. And underlines that, while making threats, “they carried blunt objects & rdquor;. This private accusation considers that the facts constitute a crime of attack against health officials – requesting 3 years in prison -, a crime of threats – asking for one more year -, as well as a minor crime of damages, for which it claims 450 euros. This part sets a compensation for the doctor of 400 euros, for the 5 days it took to fully recover.
The Xunta: “They were received by the accused with a raised cane. Then they hit the ambulance & rdquor;
The Xunta also exercises the private prosecution, which defends the doctor and the nurse, as professionals linked to Sergas. “They were received by the defendants with a raised cane. Then they hit the ambulance & rdquor ;, this part stands out, referring to the parent.
“They had to activate the Charly code at the emergency center, so that the police would come, afraid that the accused would realize what they were doing”
Twenty minutes of threats
“As soon as the health professionals got out of the ambulance, the defendants slapped the doctor on the back & rdquor ;. The threats also began with her arrival and were constant, “during the 20 minutes they were there, while they were resuscitating the patient, and until the police arrived & rdquor ;.
The Xunta emphasizes that “The health professionals were very scared & rdquor;, given the tenor of the threats “and that they were in a very small place where they had no escape & rdquor ;. Proof of the situation of anxiety suffered is that “they had to activate the Charly code at the emergency center, so that the police would come, afraid that the accused would realize what they were doing & rdquor ;, indicates the private prosecution.
The agents were slow to arrive because they lacked location data and because, in addition, access to the place was difficult. This part adds that, at the end of that shift, they saw how a group of people surrounded the ambulance and had to call the police again. Sergas requests a sentence of two and a half years in prison and a fine of 960 euros, as well as 150 euros in compensation for the injured doctor.
The defenses allege that the defendants acted out of stubbornness and outburst, and request that it be applied as a mitigating factor. One of the sanitary victims of these events traveled from Cantabria to Ourense to comply with this court summons.