A hiker dives to his death in a ravine El Torcal de Antequera Malaga
Hiker dives to his death in a ravine in El Torcal de Antequera Malaga.
A hiker, whose identity has not been revealed by the authorities, tragically lost his life on Saturday, June 26, after falling into a ravine in * El Torcal de Antequera, according to the Andalusian emergency service 112.
The incident occurred shortly after noon, 12:40 p.m., police and emergency services were alerted by the partner of the hiker who told the operator of the coordination center that her husband had fallen and suffered serious injuries to his body. the head. According to the wife, the couple were crossing a section of the via ferrata when the accident happened about two kilometers from the reception center.
Helicopters from the EPES-061 Council health services and the Guardia Civil mountain rescue team quickly reached the scene. Once the victim was rescued, with the collaboration of the local police, Infoca agents and the provincial fire brigade consortium, the victim’s body was transferred by helicopter to Cártama to be transferred to a representative of a service company. local funeral.
* El Torcal de Antequera is a nature reserve in the Sierra del Torcal mountain range located south of the town of Antequera, in the province of Malaga, next to the A45 road in Andalusia, Spain. It is known for its unusual landforms and is considered one of the most impressive karst landscapes in Europe.
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