Woman badly hurt in motorcycle accident
A woman was very badly injured in an accident in Guia de Isora when the motorcycle she was riding plunged down a ravine.
The incident happened just after 9pm on theTF-38 on PK 20.
The 44-year-old woman who, at the initial time of assistance presented severe head trauma, was transferred by medicalised ambulance from the SUC to the University Hospital of the Canary Islands.
The Canarian Emergency Service, a doctor and nurse from Guia de Isora health centre, Tenerife firefighters and the Civil Guard all attended.
“The Emergency and Security Coordination Centre (CECOES) 1-1-2 of the Canary Islands Government received an alert informing them of the departure of a motorcycle that then precipitated through a ravine of the area on the road from Boca Tauce – Chío,” said a 112 spokesman.
“Firefighters proceeded to rescue the affected woman when she was at the bottom of a ravine so she could receive health care. The health team of the health centre and the basic life support ambulance SUC assessed, provided the first assistance and stabilised the affected person until the arrival of the medicalised ambulance that continued with her assistance and the preparation of her transfer to the hospital centre.”
Local Police collaborated with emergency resources until the arrival of the Civil Guard, who carried out the appropriate procedures.