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British tourist, 47, breaks her back plunging off a 60ft balcony in Ibiza while having a NIGHTMARE 

A British holidaymaker broke her back plunging more than 60ft off a balcony in Ibiza while having a nightmare.

College worker Coral Skipp, 47, from Powys in Wales, was on the last night of her sunshine break when she fell from the third floor of the building.

Her fiancé John Lloyd woke at 4am to find her missing – and heard her screams of pain from outside.

She is now being treated at the Can Misses Hospital on the Spanish island for a fractured spin, broken hips and multiple stitches from the fall which she luckily survived. 

John said: ‘She does get night terrors and bad dreams at times, so this is just a horrible, horrible accident.’ 

‘We got invited out here by a group of friends who had some spare spaces on a flight.

‘We’d all had a fantastic week and went to bed early on the Thursday, and I woke to go to the toilet at around 4am, and I heard Coral shouting.

‘She fell from a balcony after suffering a bad dream. It was horrible.’

The couple, who are set to get married in August next year, have appealed for further support after scans and tests revealed the injuries were more serious than first thought.

Friends and family have pulled together to raise more than £4,000 for the pair as John has been warned she faces at least 16 weeks in hospital.

Former serviceman John said: ‘It’s not going to be an easy recovery.

‘It has been overwhelming. We would just like to give them a massive, massive thank you.

‘The response from our loved ones has been phenomenal. The hospital have been absolutely brilliant too and so has the British Consulate.

‘The money will be there to help family come over to us, but also to help us get home eventually.

‘We don’t know how long we’re going to be here, so money is going to come in handy. There’s no work for us out here, so any money that is raised will prove to be a massive help.’

Support worker Coral’s colleagues at Derwen College in Gobowen, Powys, sent a get well soon message.

Natalie Bellis, Derwen College’s director of human resources, said: ‘We were sorry to hear from Coral that she’d sustained some serious injuries while on holiday.

‘We wish her a speedy recovery, and look forward to welcoming her back to Derwen College when she’s fully recovered.’

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