Canyon Fatality

MOT Azud de Velez OnLA young woman fell to her death whilst climbing the rock face of the Tajo de los Vados; that’s the Vélez de Benaudalla canyon along the N323.

The accident occurred on Christmas Day when she plummeted from a height of 100 metres. It seems that she was not using a safety rope.

The emergency number 112 received a call at 13.50h, who immediately contacted the Guardia Civil and dispatched an ambulance. The medical crew could only confirm that she was dead.

Note: The girl in the photo is not the victim; the photo selected is purely indicative.

(News: Tajos de los Vados, Velez de Benaudalla, Costa Tropical, Granada, Andalucia)

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