Irish tourist hospitalized after falling from hotel balcony in Mallorca Balearic Islands

Image of Santa Ponsa on the Balearic island of Mallorca. Credit: Google maps – Ondrej Vadkerti

A 20-year-old Irishman is hospitalized after falling from a hotel balcony in Santa Ponsa, on the Balearic island of Mallorca.

A 20-year-old Irish tourist is believed to be in serious condition today, Saturday July 2, after falling from the third floor of a hotel on the Balearic island of Mallorca. The incident happened around 4:30 a.m. at the four-star TRH Jardin del Mar Beach hotel in the Santa Ponsa resort.

Emergency services responded to a call and the man was transferred to Son Espases Hospital in Palma de Mallorca. According to independent.ie, medics initially managed to stabilize the injured young man at the scene for around 25 minutes upon arrival, after locating him in a small space he had dropped into in the back of the hotel.

“We are investigating an incident in which a 20-year-old tourist dove from the third-floor balcony of a hotel in Santa Ponsa. He was taken to Son Espases Hospital in Palma,” a spokesperson for the agency commented. Mallorca police, they also confirmed that the injured man was of Irish nationality.

Several incidents have occurred on the Balearic island of Mallorca in recent months. A 34-year-old Briton died from the balcony of a seventh-floor hotel in the resort town of Magaluf on May 12.

Another man fell from the second floor of a building in the town of Santa Ponsa on May 3. A 50-year-old Irishman was taken to hospital in serious condition.

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