British male, 58, drowns in sea off coastline of Tenerife as horrified boy or girl watches on
- A 58-12 months-aged male was pulled out of the sea by two folks on Friday afternoon
- The incident happened close to the Punta de Teno lighthouse on island of Tenerife
- A kid was reportedly with the guy, and it is not nevertheless distinct if they have been related
A British man has drowned off the coastline of the island of Tenerife as horrified youngster viewed on.
The 58-year-aged was pulled out of the sea by two folks, which includes a nurse who performed CPR though they waited for unexpected emergency responders to get there at the scene near the Punta de Teno lighthouse at the north-western idea of Tenerife.
A youngster who was with the gentleman was assisted by psychologists. It is not obvious if the pair ended up linked.
The alarm was elevated about 5pm on Friday.
A regional government-operate unexpected emergency co-ordination centre said in a assertion: ‘A 58-calendar year-old British man has died in an incident at the Teno lighthouse coastline in the municipality of Buenavista del Norte.
‘We received the notify just right before 5pm on Friday, requesting enable for a human being two swimmers had pulled out of the h2o who experienced long gone into cardiac arrest.
A British male has drowned off the coast of the island of Tenerife
The 58-12 months-aged was pulled out of the sea by two men and women, together with a nurse who performed CPR while they waited for crisis responders to get there at the scene in close proximity to the Punta de Teno lighthouse
Holidaymakers and islanders are drawn to the location because of its amazing views
‘One of the rescuers was a nurse and began to carry out resuscitation manoeuvres until eventually the emergency responders arrived.
‘A rescue helicopter was mobilised as effectively as an ambulance and staff from a close by well being centre with each other with local police and Civil Guard officers.
‘The authorities continued with the resuscitation tries when they arrived but ended up not able to help save the male and he was pronounced lifeless at the scene.
‘A group of psychologists was also activated to help a youngster who was accompanying the man or woman that died.’
Punta de Teno is a rocky headland that varieties the north-western tip of Tenerife.
It is component of a shielded area identified as the Teno Rural Park that spreads across various municipalities.
The recent lighthouse entered into provider in 1978 when it changed an outdated a person created in 1897. It is not open to holidaymakers and simply cannot be frequented.
Holidaymakers and islanders are drawn to the region mainly because of its impressive sights.