Man seriously injured after rolling his car on Avenida Marítima in Las Palmas

2020/07/05 18:46:07 Written by Canarian Weekly Gran Canaria

A 25 year old man has been badly hurt after overturning his Volkswagen Golf this morning on the Avenida Marítima, in the municipality of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, according to the Coordinating Center for Emergencies and Security (CECOES).

The accident happened at 4:14am, when the CECOES received an alert reporting that a car was on its roof in the middle of the road, and that the driver was injured, so they immediately activated their emergency resources, sending two SUC ambulances, Firefighters, Rescue Services, and agents of the city's Local Police to the scene.

The firefighters were in charge of securing the vehicle and turning it back over, so that medical staff could treat the man for several injuties and severe concussion, so that, after being stabilized, he was transferred to the Insular University Hospital of Gran Canaria for further treatment.

The Local Police are investigating the cause of the accident.