Fall victim airlifted to hospital
A man was rushed to hospital in a critical condition after being rescued in a rocky area on the coast of Gran Canaria.
The drama happened in the vicinity of the Atlantean monument on the coast of the municipality of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria just before 8.50am.
The 112 control centre received an alert in which it was reported that a person had suffered a fall and needed help.
Staff of the SUC, with the collaboration of firefighters, reached the area and, after checking that he was in cardiorespiratory arrest, performed advanced cardiopulmonary resuscitation maneuvers until they managed to revive him. He also had severe trauma.
The Canary Emergency Service, Maritime Rescue, National Police, Local police, and Red Cross boat all took part.
Personnel of the helicopter Helimer from Maritime Rescue evacuated him to the Doctor Negrín hospital in Gran Canaria.