The steep price of vanity. Enjoy.
A Polish medical student died after she fell 15ft from a bridge while taking a ‘selfie’.
The victim – a tourist on holiday in Spain – had been trying to take a photo of herself when she slipped and fell, crashing onto the concrete footings of the bridge supports of the famous Puente de Triana bridge in the southern Spanish city of Seville.
Police said Sylwia Rajchel, 23, from the city of Lublin in eastern Poland, was balancing on the ledge of the bridge when the accident happened just after midnight.
Sylwia studied nursing at the University of Medicine in Posada, a village in southern Poland.
Her distraught mother Bernadeta, 44, said: ‘Going to Spain was a dream come true for my daughter.
‘She had taught herself the language and was hoping to work there in the future after finishing her studies.
Read more: Daily Mail