A 12-YEAR-old is crucial after a 26-foot fall from a cliff close to a lodge on the vacation island of Formentera.
The accident occurred near Lodge Membership Punta Prima and the nationality of the kid has not but been confirmed.
The alarm was raised simply after 1pm native time as we speak as firefighters rushed to the scene together with native police, Civil Guard and paramedics mobilised by a regional government-run emergency response centre.
The teen was pulled from the ocean unconscious by emergency responders earlier than being taken to a close-by jetty so he may very well be rushed to hospital.
Workers on the Lodge Membership Punta Prima mentioned they have been conscious of the incident however confirmed the teen was not staying on the institution.
On-line movies present children leaping into the ocean from cliffs at Punta Prima as we speak, though it’s unclear if that is related to the 12-year-old’s horror fall.
An area well being supply mentioned: “The boy who has fallen is a teen aged 12 who’s of international nationality.
“He fell from a top of round eight metres (26 ft).
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“He was taken to Formentera Hospital after which transferred by helicopter to Son Espases Hospital inn Majorca.
“He has suffered a severe head damage and is in a crucial situation.”
An 18th-century tower referred to as Torre de sa Punta Prima, providing improbable views of the ocean is a well-liked magnificence spot the place vacationers go to take photos.