British tourist seriously injured after hotel balcony fall in Magaluf


British tourist seriously injured after hotel balcony fall in Magaluf

A British holidaymaker is in intensive care after falling from the fourth floor of his hotel balcony while on holiday in Magaluf.

The 21-year-old fell from the Hotel Honolulu at 3.25am on Sunday morning, according to the Daily Mail.

He was rushed to Son Espases Hospital, where he remains in a critical condition after suffering multiple injuries.

The news comes just two weeks after a British father-of-three died when he fell from a hotel balcony during a holiday in Magaluf.

Craig Knapp, 31, from Dundee, Scotland, was on a family holiday in the popular tourist destination.

A Foreign Office spokesman confirmed the incident, and told the BBC: "We were notified about the death of a British national in Majorca on 8 July."

The latest incident comes just as Spain's National Police launched a social network campaign warning foreign tourists about the dangers of drinking and being on balconies.

Meanwhile, back in June, British holidaymaker Sean Kelly was left in hospital after a 70ft balcony fall while on holiday in Magaluf.

The number of holidaymakers falling from hotel balconies is continuing to rise, and last year the Foreign and Commonwealth Office joined forces with ABTA in an awareness campaign highlighting the dangers of hotel balconies.

As part of the campaign, young people visiting resorts were handed leaflets about previous deaths and how to stay safe on holiday.

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