79 Year Old Man Rescued in Puerto del Carmen


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A special stretcher was used today in a rescue of a 79 year old German man who suffered a fall at the pier of Muelle Chico in Puerto del Carmen. The rescuers had to form a chain to use the stretcher in order to get him on to firm ground.

After removing him from the rock he was taken to Molina Orosa hospital in Arrecife.

The accident happening shortly after 9 am and a witness gave the warning to the Security and Emergency Coordination Center 112, which has been responsible for alerting the various personnel who have intervened.