THE emergency services went to the rescue of a 42-year hunter after he fell down a 20-metre deep well in the Gador mountains in Laujar de Andarax early on Saturday morning.
Guardia Civil, Poniente service firefighters, a health emergency team, Local Police and Laujar Civil Protection rushed to the location in the Paraje Caparidan area about four of five kilometres outside the town following an alert called through to 112 just after 7am.
Despite his injuries the 42-year old had managed to clamber up a few metres, but he was exhausted and on the point of falling, the Guardia reported.
The rescue team managed to get to get a rope round him and haul him out.
He was transferred to the Poniente hospital for treatment.