Balcony Accident in La Herradura

A British man was injured in La Herradura yesterday evening around 18.00h when part of a balcony gave way causing him to fall four meters.

LHR Helicopter Evacuation from Football GroundThe accident took place around 18.00h on Calle Ebro in the Urbanización Cármenes del Mar when the balcony railing gave way leaving him in a serious condition.

He reportedly fell on top of a woman (a relative), who was not as seriously injured.

The call centre, 112, received several calls and informed the Policía Local at 18.21h.

When the medical personnel arrived, they  decided that he required an immediate helicopter evacuation to a main hospital, so he was flown from the village football ground, Las Tejas, to Hospital de Carlos Haya. in Málaga.

The scene of the accident had difficult access so officers from the Policía Local assisted the medical team in getting the patient to the road and waiting ambulance.

(News: Herradura, Costa Tropical, Granada, Andalucia – Photo: JM de Haro/DiarioSexitano)

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