Unconscious girl rescued from sea


AN EIGHTEEN year old girl was rescued from the sea in the early hours of Sunday during the ‘Crema’ finale to the Alicante Hogueras fiesta.

The teenager, said to be under the influence of alcohol, lost consciousness after entering the sea on the city’s Postiguet beach around 04.20h.

A friend, pulled her from the sea, where she was stailised by Cruz Roja volunteers, before being transferred to hospital still in an unconscious state.

A total of eighteen people aged from 17 to 59 were treated by the Cruz Roja on the last night of Alicante’s biggest festival, mostly for cuts, bruises and alcohol related issues.

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