By Euro Weekly News Media • 24 August 2017 • 9:13
Image of a Carcinoma of the salivary gland. Credit: Nephron, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
A BRITISH airline pilot, who lives in Spain, was left in a coma after a motorbike crash in the north of the country.
Neil Cawse was riding through Tibidabo, a mountainous region near Barcelona, with two friends when he lost control of his Kawasaki motorbike on a bend just 3km into his ride.
The 34-year-old, from Devon, was airlifted to hospital by helicopter where he lay in a coma for several days before regaining consciousness and his memory.
Doctors removed fluid from his lungs, stemmed the flow of internal bleeding and worked on his broken ribs and fractured spine which will require further surgery.
Writing on his Facebook page Neil praised the support of his family and friends.
Share this story
Subscribe to our Euro Weekly News alerts to get the latest stories into your inbox!
By signing up, you will create a Euro Weekly News account if you don’t already have one. Review our
Share your story with us by emailing [email protected], by calling +34 951 38 61 61 or by messaging our Facebook page www.facebook.com/EuroWeeklyNews
Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *
Download our media pack in either English or Spanish.