Man, 53, tragically dies after falling from a building site in Marbella, Malaga

Workman dies on building site in Malaga's Marbella after object hits him on the head

Image of a building site in Spain. Credit: Daniel Ferrer Paez/

A MAN has tragically died after falling from a building site in Marbella, Malaga.

A 53-year-old worker died this morning, Friday when he fell while working on a building site in Marbella, Málaga.

Emergencias 112 Andalucía, a service attached to the Regional Ministry of the Presidency, Interior, Social Dialogue and Administrative Simplification of the Junta de Andalucía, confirmed his death, reports AZ Costa del Sol.

A witness reported the accident to the emergency service, which occurred when a worker fell from a height at around 9.45 am. on Avenida de Aragón in the Marbesa urbanisation, in the Artola area, 112 said in a note.

Police sources confirmed the death of a 53-year-old man at the scene of the incident.

Earlier this week a 14-year-old boy died after falling from a horse in the municipality of Castro del Río, in Córdoba.

According to local reports, the teen’s tragic death happened at around 11.50 am on Tuesday in a special education center. The boy went to mount the horse but fell and died as a result, preliminary investigations report.

Local Police and the Civil Guard officers attended the scene, along with health professionals who arrived with an air ambulance helicopter, with authorities requesting a helipad on the N-432 road.

The child died at the scene after receiving the first emergency assistance, according to sources close to the investigation, reports Antena 3 Noticias.

Police initial investigations suggest that the fall was caused by an accident, but the Civil Guard maintains open police proceedings.

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