Accident on Playa Burriana

A man in his 40s was severely injured by an eletrical discharge when he was working in a beach-area establish in Nerja.

NRJ Body off Burriana Beach JA22The accident occurred around 20.05h on Thursday as the 41-year-old entered into a refrigeration chamber in a restaurant on Burriana Beach, his head making contact with a live surface.

The Policía Local, Guardia Civil and an ambulance were despatched by 112. The victim was rushed to the Axarquia.

As is always the case when an accident happens at work, inspectors were also present to establish whether there was negligence on the part of the victim or the establishment.

Editorial note: the press release does not clarify whether the victim was an electrician who had been called in to sort out  a problem, or the man was an employee at the said establishment.

(News: Nerja, Axarquia, Costa del Sol, Malaga, Andalucia)

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