A Death in Motril

MOT Death from Fall OnLA man in Motril died after falling out of a tree on Tuesday 7th March – it wasn’t a high one but it was on the edge of an gully.

The victim, aged 62, had climbed the tree in his orchard to pick fruit, which is situated on Camino de Pataura. This is the lane that leads off the Ronda de Poniente (Al Campo – hospital road) from the junction indicating the fireworks factory (Pirotécnica Martín) .

The emergency services received a call at 11.40h and despatched a Guardia Civil patrol and the fire service to retrieve him from the bottom of the gully but the man had died instantly from the fall.

(News: Motril, Costa Tropical, Granada, Andalucía)

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