A 59 year old British man from the Isle of Man died late yesterday (Thursday 23rd February) afternoon in Val D’Isere after a serious accident while skiing.
He had been skiing off-piste in the Solaise area, and suffered multiple injuries after a fall. The pisteurs and the emergency (SMUR) doctor came to his aid. The man suffered a heart attack in the helicopter while being transported to Grenoble hospital and was pronounced dead on arrival.
Our thoughts go out to the friends and family at this sad time.
If you find yourself in trouble and need help here are some important numbers you may need.
Val D’Isere Pisteurs- 04 79 06 02 10
Tignes Pisteurs- 04 79 06 32 00
Police (emergency)- 17
SAMU (emergency doctor)- 15
Pompiers (Fire, First Aid)- 18 or 112