Melbourne man set himself on fire after yelling about vaccine mandates
A Victorian man struggles for his life after setting himself on fire and yelling about vaccination regulations, leaving a woman who helped with “skin sticking to her shirt”.
A man is fighting for his life in the hospital after setting himself on fire while yelling about vaccination regulations.
The man was seen getting out of a burning car while shouting about Covid vaccines in Richmond, Victoria.
The Herald Sun reported that his first visit to St.
A woman who helped hold the man back and asked not to be named said so Herald Sun the man’s skin burned until he was covered with water.
“His skin burned, he burned,” she said.
“His skin sticks to (my) shirt. He screamed about the mandates. “
Both police and paramedics were called to the gruesome crime scene to treat and arrest the man.
He was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries.
Another witness, who dined nearby, said the man “refueled himself and his car” and said the act was “deliberate”. The witness said the man yelled “no VAX ID”.
The officers cordoned off the street with police tape.
Crime scene photographers arrived at the scene Saturday night and took all sorts of evidence, and other investigators searched the floor and tram tracks near the burned car.
This comes two weeks after Victoria eased restrictions on unvaccinated Australians.
The Victorian government made sweeping changes to the state’s COVID-19 restrictions before Christmas, particularly those affecting retail environments.
Health Minister Martin Foley said the new public health regulations were essential to “preserve the pillars of our vaccinated economy.”
With the changes, people will no longer need to be fully vaccinated to gain access to non-essential retail stores, property inspections and auctions, places of worship, weddings and funerals.
However, to receive hair and beauty services in Victoria, people must be vaccinated.
According to Covid Live, 91 percent of Victoria are fully vaccinated.