Teenage boy in accident at famous Seljalandsfoss waterfall

The area at Seljalandsfoss has become very muddy due to ...

The area at Seljalandsfoss has become very muddy due to the amount of tourists visiting the spot. mbl.is/Rax / Ragnar Axelsson

The rescue teams in Hella, Hvolsvöllur and Eyjafjöll were called out when a 14-year-old boy fell at Seljalandsfoss waterfall in South Iceland. 

The boy broke his leg and further information on his injuries is not yet available.  The accident occurred in a slope next to  the waterfall and it seems that he fell 15 metres. "It's become a dangerous area  because of the number of tourists frequenting it. It's become a really muddy pit which means that people can slide and fall." 

The boy fell to the right side of the waterfall and he was on the walking path. 

Seljalandsfoss waterfall is one of the most popular tourist spots ...

Seljalandsfoss waterfall is one of the most popular tourist spots in Iceland. Mbl.is/ Árni Sæberg

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