Man dies after falling while working in a water channel in Güímar barranco

A man has died while working in the Barranco de Badajoz in Güímar.  Emergency services say that they were called out around 9.30am today with reports that the man had fallen around four metres in the barranco while working in a water channel and had rolled down a slope of some 20 metres. Bomberos located the man and managed to carry him to a track where emergency crew could reach him but sadly, these were not able to do anything other than confirm his death from the severity of the injuries he had sustained in the fall. At present there are no confirmed details about the man.


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