Climber seriously injured in nasty fall in Valldemossa mountains

Climber suffers nasty fall

OPERATION: Guardia Civil and fire service mountain rescue teams get the injured climber down to an ambulance CREDIT: Bombers de Mallorca Twitter @BombersdeMca

A CLIMBER was left with serious injuries after a nasty fall in the Valldemossa mountains.
The 27-year plunged some seven metres in an area of s’Estret on Friday evening.

According to reports he suffered a broken thigh bone and had numerous blows to his body.
Mountain rescue teams from the Inca and Soller firefighting services’ and the Guardia Civil, along with Valldemosa Local Police, took part in the operation to get to the climber and get him safely down to the awaiting ambulance.
Once the health emergency team had checked over and stablised the injured 27-year old he was transferred to Palma’s Son Espases hospital.

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Cathy Elelman

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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