An elderly man is in critical condition after falling in the natural rock pools at Garachico. The man, said to be in his 70s or 80s, slipped shortly after midday, receiving life-threatening head injuries in the fall. Emergency services received various calls from the public who witnessed the accident, and paramedics and a doctor from Hospital del Norte evaluated and assisted him at the scene, and then transferred him initially to that local hospital. Once stabilized, he was then transferred to HUC, where he remains in critical condition.

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