Brit tourist seriously injured after jumping from 130ft Ibiza cliff
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Brit tourist seriously injured after jumping from 130ft Ibiza cliff

A British holidaymaker has been rushed to hospital after jumping off a 130ft tall cliff in the beauty tourist spot of Cap Negret in the Spanish island of Ibiza.

Video has emerged of the 38-year-old man standing on the edge at the top of the cave, facing the Mediterranean sea.

He took a few steps back and dashes forward, taking a big leap to jump off the cliff.

One local says behind the camera: “They’re f***ing mad.”

A loud thud can be heard as he lands the water feet first.

Local media Periódico de Ibiza y Formentera posted the video on Thursday, claiming the man had been rescued by Sant Antoni Local Police, Fire, Civil Guard personnel.



The man was assisted by the Sant Antoni Sports Medical Unit, which activated the code of serious trauma.

According to the report, the cliff is located at the municipality of Sant Antoni and measures about 40 metres (131ft) tall above the water.

The man has been taken to intensive care unit at Ibiza’s Can Misses Hospital where he remains under observation.

It is reported that the man has fractured limbs and has spinal injury.



He landed the water with a loud thud before rescuers rushed him to a local hospital

Cap Negret is well-known in Ibiza as one of the best places in Ibiza to see the sun go down.

In August 2018, a British tourist died in Ibiza after jumping off a cliff and hitting rocks.

The freak accident happened while he was celebrating his 24th birthday.

Paul Gardner from North Shields had dived into the sea at a cove called Cala Gracio near San Antonio.

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Pat Reaves
Pat Reaves writes for our World News section. Having spent his youth traveling from one country to another, Pat has incurred an education that is truly international in culture, academia, and language. His quick thinking and spontaneity has landed him in the sector where stories happen without any warning. He is an extremely patient and nurturing writer who lets a story take its course without interference and prejudice.

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