Moments of fear a Cava de ‘Tirreni where one girl was toothy dal cane of the family while he was in the company of his grandmother. The little 5-year-old was killed in the face by a Rottweiler, but fortunately the intervention of the old woman avoided the worst of her, even if the same grandmother was injured as reported by today’s edition of the newspaper The morning.
Cava de ‘Tirreni, a little girl killed by the family dog
The attack took place yesterday, Wednesday 21 September, in a house in the hamlet of San Cesareo. According to what has emerged so far, the little girl was at home with her grandmother and with them there was also the family dog, a specimen of Rottweiler. The little girl would have gone out into the yard and that’s where the dog would have hurled herself at the little girl, who had ended up on the ground. The child would be bitten in her face, on her forehead and inches from her right eye.
Immediate intervention by the elderly woman, who in turn was injured in the head in an attempt to free her granddaughter. The 118 health workers arrived on the spot and gave the first treatment to the two wounds and then transported grandmother and granddaughter to the hospital. The old woman was treated in the emergency room of the Santa Maria dell’Olmo hospital where the doctors had to apply several stitches to her head. The child’s conditions would be more serious, so much so as to trigger the transfer to pediatric surgery at the Ruggi hospital in Salerno. Her dog would have hurt her forehead, inches from her eye, and elsewhere on her face. Stitches were also needed for her, put under anesthesia.