Car plunges off TF-1, leaving one man dead
A 22-year-old man died and a friend was injured in a car accident on the TF-1 in the area of Los Menores, Adeje.
The vehicle left the road just after 7.30am and plunged down an embankment.
The man injured was also aged 22. He suffered slight cuts and bruises and was taken to hospital.
Canary Emergency Service, firefighters, Cabildo’s road service and Civil Guard all attended.
“The coordinating centre for Emergencies and Security (CECOES) 1-1-2 of the Canary Islands Government received an alert informing of the precipitation of a vehicle in the area mentioned above,” said a spokesman.
“The 1-1-2 immediately activated the necessary emergency resources. The staff of the SUC on arrival confirmed that one of those affected was deceased. The other occupant of the vehicle had slight injuries, so after being assisted by the SUC’s medical staff, he was evacuated to a hospital centre.”