The emergency services were called out to rescue a cyclist yesterday afternoon in Órgiva and transfer him by ambulance to hospital.
Emergency number 112 received an alert around 16.35h by a person who had just witnessed a cyclist having an accident along the Camino Forestal de la Antenas de Lújar, which has difficult acccess.
The Guardia Civil sent their mountain-rescue unit, SEREIM, as well as Infoca and an ambulance to the scene.
The mountain-rescue team managed to recover the injured, 50-year-old man using their helicopter winch and fly him to the helipad at Los Tablones.
From there he was taken by ambulance to the nearest hospital.
(News: Orgiva, Alpujarra, Granada, Andalucía)