A BRITISH teenager is preventing for all times after a 26-foot fall from a cliff close to a resort on the vacation island of Formentera.
The unnamed boy, who had simply turned 13, suffered a “extreme” head damage in response to well being officers.
The boy was taken from the water and rushed to a close-by hospital after the autumn in on the vacation island of Formentera[/caption]
Emergency groups arrive on the scene in Punta Prima on Formentera’s north coast[/caption]
The spot the place the incident occurred is by steps under the Lodge Membership Punta Prima, the place children have been filmed up to now leaping into the ocean from cliffs[/caption]
The alarm was raised simply after 1pm native time yesterday as firefighters rushed to the scene together with native police, Civil Guard and paramedics mobilised by a regional government-run emergency response centre.
The teenager was pulled from the ocean unconscious by emergency responders earlier than being taken to a close-by jetty so he might be rushed to hospital.
He was initially taken to Formentera Hospital earlier than being transferred by helicopter to a second hospital on one other of the Balearic Islands, with the precise hospital but to be confirmed.
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The circumstances surrounding the incident, which occurred round 1.30pm yesterday in Punta Prima on Formentera’s north coast, is underneath investigation.
The injured teenager is known to have been having fun with a visit with an out of doors actions agency on the time.
The spot the place the incident occurred is by steps under the Lodge Membership Punta Prima the place children have been filmed up to now leaping into the ocean from cliffs.
The boy’s household personal a house on the paradise island, and are understood to have been staying on the property when the incident occurred.
One native who is aware of them mentioned: “They’re a beautiful household.
“The dad is a graphic designer and runs a really profitable London design studio.
“The boy who was damage does baby modelling for corporations like Burberry. He’s acquired a twin brother who has additionally executed some modelling.”
Hospital sources confirmed at the moment that the boy was in intensive care with “a number of accidents.”
The boy was initially taken to Formentera Hospital earlier than being transferred by helicopter to a second hospital on one other of the Balearic Islands[/caption]
There was no rapid suggestion the British teenager who was damage had jumped from peak, with officers describing it as a “fall” of their preliminary feedback.
Workers on the Lodge Membership Punta Prima mentioned they had been conscious of the incident however confirmed the teenager was not staying on the institution.
On-line movies present children leaping into the ocean from cliffs at Punta Prima at the moment, though it’s unclear if that is linked to the 12-year-old’s horror fall.
A spokesman for the Civil Guard in Majorca confirmed: “We’re investigating the circumstances.”
An area well being supply mentioned: “The boy who has fallen is a teenager aged 12 who’s of overseas nationality.
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“He fell from a peak of round eight metres (26 ft).
“He was taken to Formentera Hospital after which transferred by helicopter to Son Espases Hospital inn Majorca.
“He has suffered a critical head damage and is in a vital situation.”
An 18th-century tower referred to as Torre de sa Punta Prima, providing unbelievable views of the ocean is a well-liked magnificence spot the place vacationers go to take footage.
Th boy is in vital situation after the horror fall on the island [/caption]