The man was the first who approached her after a car accident. Together with the fire service, he was not far from the scene of the tragedy. When Xavier pulled Gurmel Princess Diana, she was still alive and could talk.
On 31 August 1997 Princess Diana died in a car crash in Paris. There is still no unambiguous conclusion, that became the reason dorozhno-transport incident. On one of versions, the driver was drunk and exceeded the speed limit, but there is an opinion that the accident was staged. Even with the death of the mother of heirs to the English throne after 20 years, there are new details.
Literally five minutes after the accident to the car, where was Princess Diana, the son of billionaire Dodi al-Fayed, driver Henri Paul and bodyguard Trevor Rees-Jones, came fire. One of them, Xavier Hurmala, immediately pulled the woman out of the damaged car and saw that she was still alive. On the eve of the anniversary of the death of royals he told some details of the events of that day.
“The woman, later I learned that it was Princess Diana, was lying on the floor of the rear seats. She slightly moved and I understood that she was alive. I saw that she had minor injury on the right shoulder, but other than that, there was nothing significant. Blood not it was not at all,” recalled the man.
Xavier also said that immediately after the accident, Lady Di was conscious and could even talk. The squad was glad they never had to use a special technique to pull the victims from the car. The man tried to reassure the woman.
“I held her hand and told me to keep calm and not to move. She said, “Oh, my God, what happened?” I gave her some oxygen and we along with the team were together after she got out of the car. We all are trained in first aid, I saw that she had a cardiac arrest, and she stopped breathing. I gave her CPR and after a few seconds she began to breathe again. Of course, I was relieved, because working in the service of rapid response, you want to save lives, and I thought that’s exactly what I did,” – said the lifeguard.
Xavier admitted in an interview with The Sun that were unaware of the serious internal injuries of Princess Diana and was hoping for her recovery. Despite the fact that it’s been 20 years since a car accident in his head forever have the memories of that day. Psychic Diana, Princess of Wales opened the details of communication with her after death
“Honestly, I thought she was going to live. As far as I know, when Diana was in the ambulance, she was alive and I was hoping that she will survive. But I later learned that she died in hospital”, – shared memories and a former lifeguard.