The British Suzanne Cassidy was sucking in propellers after jumping off the boat on Ibiza

Shot Suzanne Cassidy was sucked into the propeller blades of a speedboat that had just pulled her through the water on an inflatable ring.

The 26-year-old kindergarten worker only survived by grabbing at the side of the boat and turning her body while the razor-sharp blades were chopped into her leg.

Happy escape: Suzanne Cassidy was sucked into the propellers of a pleasure boat in Ibiza. She said she was lucky to live

Happy escape: Suzanne Cassidy was sucked into the propellers of a pleasure boat in Ibiza. She said she was lucky to live

Friends saved her life by pulling her aboard and helping her go to the hospital when she started bleeding blood from a wound at her knee that required multiple sutures. She also suffered a severely broken leg.

She is recovering after an emergency operation at Can Misses Hospital in Ibiza Town.

Her tibia stuck out of her right leg in the accident and the broken bone had to be pinned together again.

Suzanne, from Glasgow, arrived alone 11 weeks ago in Ibiza to start a summer job in a bar.

She said: & # 39; I'm just glad I live. I really thought I'd die.

& # 39; I immediately knew the danger I had when I felt that the force of the motor was sucking my leg towards the propellers.

& # 39; I somehow found the strength in my upper body to wind myself around and out of danger.

& # 39; My friends pulled me back aboard the boat and then I saw the blood.

& # 39; I felt the banging in my leg where it was broken, but at that moment I ran on adrenaline and didn't want to look at it, so I only discovered that the bone had been pulled out of my leg after I came from the operation.

& # 39; It was an operation of four and a half hours. Friends asked me how many pins and stitches they put in my leg, but I just don't know. & # 39;

Accident: Suzanne was rescued by friends who pulled her aboard the boat at the San Antonio party resort and brought her quickly to the hospital

Accident: Suzanne was rescued by friends who pulled her aboard the boat at the San Antonio party resort and brought her quickly to the hospital

Accident: Suzanne was rescued by friends who pulled her aboard the boat at the San Antonio party resort and brought her quickly to the hospital

The accident happened on Sunday around 4 p.m. in a beautiful bay at the San Antonio party resort, called Cala Conta.

Suzanne had jumped into the water to swim to a larger boat anchored in the area after she was dragged through the sea with friends in an inflatable ring.

She said: & # 39; We were going out as celebrations for the 30th birthday party of a friend with other friends and my boss in the bar where I work.

& # 39; Five of us had just finished our turn at the ring and we were transferring with other friends who were waiting in the larger boat so they could go to their turn.

& # 39; It all happened so quickly. I don't know if our boat has been moved or I have jumped into the sea too close to the engine, but I don't remember hearing a warning.

& # 39; I have been told that I will be in the hospital for another four or five days and I will not be able to fly for a while.

& # 39; At the end of September I will probably return to Scotland, where I would have to fly back again.

& # 39; The doctors have told me that I will walk without limping again. And I love to dance so after a while I will look forward to dancing again. "

Local officials from the Guardia Civil have started an investigation into the incident.

The boat owners who were involved in the accident were not available for comment.

Ibiza card

Ibiza card

Suzanne, who works in Ibiza for the summer, enjoyed the birthday party on the island when the accident occurred

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