Tragic death in Malaga as 61-year-old man falls from a tree while picking fruit

Image of a 112 emergency service operator. Credit: [email protected]

A 61-year-old man died in Malaga province after falling from a tree while attempting to pick fruit.


As reported by Emergencies 112 Andalucia this morning, Saturday, August 6, a 61-year-old man tragically lost his life in Malaga province when he suffered a fall out of a tree while attempting to pick fruit.

At around 10:45am the 112 operators received a call informing them of an incident involving a man who had fallen while picking fruit from a tree. The accident occurred on the Camino de Colmenar, in a lane near the A-7000.

Upon receiving the call, the coordinating room immediately notified the Guardia Civil, the Health Emergency Centre (CES) 061, the National Police, and the Fire Department, who all deployed emergency services to the location.

On arrival at the scene of incident, the 061 medics verified that they could not do anything to save the man’s life and he was confirmed dead at the scene. According to National Police sources, it was an accidental fall that caused the man’s death.


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Originally from Wales, Chris spent years on the Costa del Sol before moving to the Algarve where he is a web reporter for The Euro Weekly News covering international and Spanish national news. Got a news story you want to share? Then get in touch at [email protected]