DRAMATIC RESCUE: British woman falls from lookout in Spain

FORTUNATE: A ledge breaks a 39-year-old woman’s fall. CREDIT: @bombersdeMca Twitter

A BRITISH woman, 39, was rescued on Sunday morning after falling seven metres from a viewing point, the Colomer mirador on the Formentor promontory, in Pollenca.

Mallorca firefighters were able to move the female cyclist from a ledge that had fortunately broken her fall as she tumbled from her bike.

According to sources, the woman suffered a fractured femur and was taken to Son Espases Hospital in a serious condition.

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Tara Rippin

Tara Rippin is a reporter for Spain’s largest English-speaking newspaper, Euro Weekly News, and is responsible for the Costa Blanca region.
She has been in journalism for more than 20 years, having worked for local newspapers in the Midlands, UK, before relocating to Spain in 1990.
Since arriving, the mother-of-one has made her home on the Costa Blanca, while spending 18 months at the EWN head office in Fuengirola on the Costa del Sol.
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