A 60-year-old man has been critically injured after falling onto some rocks at the beach at the Veronicas in Arona. The incident happened just after 2.30 last night, and after being brought to safety by bomberos, he was stabilized and transferred to Hospiten Sur with serious head injuries by an SUC advanced life-support ambulance. National Police are conducting enquiries.
In a similar incident, another man also appears to have fallen onto rocks just an hour earlier, this time in Igueste de San Andrés, on the Santa Cruz coast to the north of the capital. The man is 30 years old and again has serious head injuries. He was transferred in critical condition to Candelaria hospital. C24H