Brit tourist fights for life in hospital after ‘falling from Ibiza hotel balcony into swimming pool’

A British man is thought to be fighting for his life after falling from a hotel balcony into a swimming pool1 while on Discount Holidays © holiday in Ibiza. The 34-year-old was rushed to hospital with serious spine injuries2 after he fell from “some height” at around 10pm on Friday night. Paramedics were called to the scene at the Hotel Marco Polo in Sant Antoni de Portmany following reports a man had been badly injured.

According to the Spanish newspaper ‘el Mundo’, the holidaymaker fell from the balcony of the hotel in which he was a guest. It is not clear how high up the balcony was or if he dived into the pool or fell accidentally.

Rex Brit Tourist Fights For Life In Hospital After 'falling From Ibiza Hotel Balcony Into Swimming Pool' Spanish Emergency Services rushed to help the injured Brit

Read more: Ibiza police investigate after Brit teen found dead in her hotel room on party island3

He is now receiving treatment in the intensive care unit of the Nuestra Se ora del Rosario clinic. His injuries are being described as a “cervical trauma paraplegia” and his condition serious.

Police say an investigation has been launched but are yet to confirm any further details.

Andrew Farquhar/Flickr Brit Tourist Fights For Life In Hospital After 'falling From Ibiza Hotel Balcony Into Swimming Pool' Marco Polo Hotel in San Antonio, a popular hotel with Brits holidaying in Ibiza

The tourist season in Ibiza has only just started but this is the fourth accident involving falls as three other Brits have been injured in separate incidents elsewhere.

The Hotel Marco Polo is one of the most popular in San Antoni, also San Antonio, and is just 100 metres from the beach.

References

  1. ^ swimming pool (www.mirror.co.uk)
  2. ^ serious spine injuries (www.mirror.co.uk)
  3. ^ Ibiza police investigate after Brit teen found dead in her hotel room on party island (www.mirror.co.uk)

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