By Sally Underwood • 10 April 2021 • 14:39
Municipal Gardener Injured in Chainsaw Accident. Image: Wikimedia
The gardener was injured in the chainsaw accident in Cadiz.
According to Spanish newspaper El Mira, the gardener was injured after partially cutting his throat with a chainsaw.
The incident, which took place in Arcos de la Frontera, saw the man taken by helicopter to the Puerta del Mar Hospital.
According to reports, the man was cutting back palm trees with a chainsaw on Avenida Ponce de Leon when he cut his throat.
The news comes after an arrest was made when a new mother abandoned her baby at the hospital after she gave birth. National police officers arrested the 23-year-old new mum after she gave birth at Cadiz’s Punta Europa Hospital in Algeciras, where she then abandoned the new born child and left the hospital premises.
According to Europa Press, police sources informed them that doctors at the Cadiz hospital had raised the alert and told National Police that the mum had abandoned the baby and left the hospital premises.
Police were able to find a new mum but they also found that she had an existing warrant out for her arrest.
Police investigations began and officers tracked the woman down the following day and arrested her for the alleged crime of the abandonment of a minor. She also had an existing warrant out for her arrest and was taken before judicial authorities.
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