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American Tourist Dies Following Incident At Popular Tourist Destination

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PICTURE : MARK JAMIESON

An American tourist has died this morning following an incident at the Giant’s Causeway on Tuesday. The incident happened within the visitors centre and the exact details are unknown at this stage.

The Northern Ireland Ambulance Service received a 999 call at 11:06 on Tuesday 19 June 2018 following reports of a male who had fallen and sustained a head injury in the vicinity of the Causeway Road, Bushmills.

A spokesperson said “NIAS despatched an Emergency Ambulance crew to the incident. Following initial assessment and treatment at the scene, one patient was transported to Causeway Hospital.”

It is believed that the man was in his 70’s and was on holiday with his wife. He passed away at the Causeway Hospital in the early hours of this morning.

PICUTRE MARK JAMIESON.

A National Trust spokesperson this afternoon said ‘We can confirm that a visitor was treated following an incident at the Giant’s Causeway Visitor Centre on Tuesday 19th June. The NI Ambulance Service was in attendance and the visitor was taken to hospital. We have no further details available at this time.’

UPDATED : 19.35 A spokesperson for the National Trust Said “We can confirm that a visitor was treated following an incident at the Giant’s Causeway Visitor Centre on Tuesday 19th June. The NI Ambulance Service was in attendance and the visitor was taken to hospital. We are aware of the sad news that the visitor has since passed away and would like to extend our heartfelt condolences to the family”

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