A 72-year-old man died Bathing on Cura beach around 11 am this morning. According to eyewitnesses, he was in the water and at one point, several people washed up from the shore. They realized that he was floating facedown in the water. The first death on the beach in the weeks before the high tourist season in Torrevieja.
Rescued by others who lost consciousness after paramedics arrived at the scene, the medical personnel continued the resuscitation maneuvers initiated by the witnesses, but were only finally able to document his death.
agents Local Police and Civil Guard. Everything points to the man having fun on the beach with his wife, having a heart attack while swimming. According to the same sources, the deceased was of Galician descent and was vacationing with his family in Torrevieja.
Cura beach, the most central and popular of the city, which is already full of people taking advantage of the high temperatures every day, However, it lacks the service of a lifeguard. This provision of the City Council does not begin until June 15, although such emergencies, particularly those associated with Third Age bathers, are very common on the beaches of Torrevieja.
The Generalitat’s emergency coordination center had to turn to its team.l Emergency Medical Care Service It serves Orihuela Costa for relocation to the Cura coast, as it was performing another service assigned to Torrevieja, as this newspaper confirms.
foundation SAMU in Orihuela Costa It is located in La Zenia, 9 km from the urban waterfront of Torrevieja. Funeral services and courthouse personnel came to the area around 13:00 to carry the body, which had been on the beach for more than two hours.
A new lifeguard service by the City Council advances service to June 1 and the weekends before high season. However, the reward won’t be available until July, so the new conditions won’t apply until the 2023 season.