By Cathy Elelman • 29 July 2020 • 15:33
SERIOUS CONDITION: The child is being treated in the Torrecardenas paediatric intensive care unit, according to reports
CREDIT: Hospital Universitario Torrecardenas Facebook @TorrecardenasHU
A CHILD was left seriously injured after plummeting from a window of his third-storey home in Vera onto an internal patio early Tuesday evening, Spanish press reports.
An emergency health team and Vera Local Police officers immediately went to the scene following the alert at around 6.30pm.
The 11-year had to be urgently transferred by an 061 medical helicopter from the helipad in the locality’s Calle Juan Cuadrado to the Torrecardenas hospital in Almeria city, where he is being treated in the paediatric intensive care unit, press said.
It was also reported that the Guardia Civil has opened an investigation into the circumstances of the incident.
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Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.
Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.
Her top goals are to do the best job she can informing the local English-speaking community, visitors to the area and the wider world about about the news in Almeria, to learn something new every day, and to embrace very new challenge this fast-changing world brings her way.
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