Woman crushed to death by a boulder on the cliff where she was sitting with her boyfriend on Mallorca
The woman is crushed by a rock on the cliff where she and her boyfriend sat on Mallorca after she slipped and fell and it rolled over the edge and landed on her
- Woman died when she slipped out of the boulder and rolled over the cliff
- Half a ton of rock crushed the pair and immediately killed the 24-year-old woman
- Her boyfriend's legs were mutilated, but he could call emergency services
- Several hydraulic cushions were needed to push the huge stone of the pair
A woman died in a freak accident on Mallorca after a boulder on the coast where she was sitting with her boyfriend swung above a cliff and then fell on top of her.
The 24-year-old allegedly chose the spot between two popular bays known as Cala Vinyes and Cala Falco to watch the sun set with her partner last night.
The couple sat on the half-ton rock when they slipped away and rolled over to the woman and killed her immediately.
The rock crushed the legs of her 25-year-old friend, but he was able to take a phone out of his pocket and call the emergency services to give them their location.
A 24-year-old woman died around midnight on Mallorca last night when a half-tonne rock on which she sat with her boyfriend, 25, fell off a cliff and crushed her last night
The friend's legs were crushed, but he managed to call emergency services to use different hydraulic cushions to free him and his girlfriend's body – the two-hour rescue campaign brought three firefighters with him
Various hydraulic tools were needed to lift the rock to free the injured man and the body of his girlfriend.
Officials confirmed today that the dead woman was from mainland Spain.
A fire department spokesperson said: & # 39; The rock on which they were sitting fell on top of them as they descended along the edge of the cliff.
& # 39; It killed the woman and left the man trapped with the rock on his legs.
& # 39; The alarm was triggered just before midnight and was taken in an ambulance around 2.45 this morning. & # 39;
It is said that the deceased has traveled to Mallorca to visit her friend who was a summer worker on the island.
He was admitted to Son Espases Hospital in Palma, the island's capital, with leg injuries after a two-hour rescue involving three different firefighters.
The incident happened around midnight last night.
Three firefighters came to the scene after the boyfriend had managed to reach them even though his legs were trapped under the colossal boulder
The 24-year-old allegedly chose the spot between two popular bays known as Cala Vinyes and Cala Falco to watch the sun go down with her partner
The area where the tragedy took place has now been dealt with by the police after the start of a routine investigation.
A spokesperson for a regional emergency coordination center confirmed that the woman had died after a stone had fallen on top of her and a 25-year-old man had been brought to the hospital with serious injuries.
She said: & # 39; The circumstances surrounding the tragedy are currently being investigated. & # 39;
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