– The injured man had an open fracture in the ankle of his left foot.
– Due to the difficulty of the terrain, the Guardia Civil officers together with the Levante Fire Brigade had to carry the injured man on a stretcher.
The Guardia Civil of Almeria, in a recent action, has helped a 39 year old person, who was in the Arena cove of Cabo de Gata (Almeria), with an open fracture in the ankle of the left foot, having to be transferred on a stretcher and official vehicle of the Guardia Civil to the ambulance for subsequent evacuation.
The Guardia Civil has knowledge of the facts, following an incoming call to the Complex Communications Centre (C.O.S.) of 062 of the Command of Almeria, reporting that a 39 year old male has broken his ankle while hiking in the area known as Cala Arena de Cabo de Gata (Almeria).
The officers went to the scene as soon as possible and on arrival met with a companion of the injured man, who told them that he had an ankle injury in an area that was difficult to access due to the terrain.
Once the officers arrived at the place where the injured man, a 39-year-old man from the municipality of Bilbao (Vizcaya), was found to have an open fracture in his left ankle, they sent an urgent call to the Almería Fire Brigade and 061 to evacuate him.
Finally and as a result of this action, in collaboration with the Fire Brigade, the injured man was immobilised and transferred on a stretcher to an official vehicle of the Guardia Civil to reach the location of the 061 ambulance, successfully evacuating him an hour and a half after requesting the rescue.