17-year-old in critical condition in Malaga ICU after falling three floors

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Photo of Malaga's Regional Hospital. Credit: Google maps - John Nichols

A 17-year-old male is in a critical condition in a Malaga hospital ICU after falling from a third-floor balcony

According to health and Emergencies 112 sources, a 17-year-old youth has been seriously injured this morning, Sunday, May 15. He was admitted to an ICU in Malaga’s Regional Hospital after apparently falling from the balcony of a building in the capital.

112 Emergencies reported receiving a call for assistance a few minutes before 5am. The caller informed them that his friend had accidentally fallen off a third-floor balcony onto the road on Calle Carreteria

In a statement from 112, the emergency service indicated that it had mobilised the 061 ambulance service with a team of medics. They were joined by patrols from both Malaga National Police and the Local Police. The mobile ICU subsequently transferred the injured young man to the Regional Hospital. Given the seriousness of his injuries, he was moved into the ICU, reportedly in a serious condition.

Local Police sources informed 112 that the incident occurred whilst the teenager was attempting to climb from his kitchen window to a higher floor. In the process, he lost his balance and fell into the road below.


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Chris King

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