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News Update – Caldeirao Verde

Luckily there are no reports of fatalities, but there were a total of six people injured in the landslide at Caldeirão Verde, Santana this afternoon.

Victims are currently been treated on site, however, two walkers remain in a serious condition. One due to a head injury and the second lost their hand in the incident.  They are currently being transported to Dr. Nélio Mendonça Hospital, Funchal.

The Regional Civil Protection Service has closed the Queimadas-Caldeirão Verde walk, part of which was only repaired this year.

Samantha Gannon

info at madeira-weekly.com

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