Red Cross rescued an elderly adult after falling from the embankment in Turrialba

(CRHoy.com) .- An older adult was rescued in The Switzerland of Turrialba, after being isolated by an embankment.

During the last hours, the area has suffered a great impact due to heavy rains, which has caused landslides, floods and blocked roads.

The rescue was achieved thanks to the work of the Red Cross, in conjunction with the Public Force and neighbors of the community. In total 22 people participated.

The patient was rescued and transferred to a medical center.

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