A mountaineer sustains moderate injuries after being struck by a rock in Tegueste

A 40-year-old climber suffered moderate injuries when a rock fell on him in the La Atalaya area of Tegueste, Tenerife, according to a report from the Emergency and Security Coordinating Center of 1-1-2 in the Canary Islands.

The incident took place on Wednesday afternoon at that location, where a helicopter from the Emergency and Rescue Group of the Government of the Canary Islands (GES) was dispatched. The rescuers provided initial assistance to the injured man and airlifted him to Tenerife North airport.

Upon landing, the personnel of the Canary Islands Emergency Service (SUC) confirmed that the individual had sustained moderate hip injuries without complications. Subsequently, he was transferred by a basic life support ambulance from SUC to the Parque Hospital.

Both Civil Protection personnel and officers from the Local Police and the Civil Guard attended the scene of the incident, providing support and cooperation with the emergency services.

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