The Port Captain of Funchal, José Luís Guerreiro, confirmed to JM that there was a car that “fell into the sea” and that the driver left by his own means and only had minor injuries. “
Regarding the causes of the accident, the commander of the Port of Funchal says that they are unknown. The removal of the vehicle from the water should be taking place at this time. According to José Luís Guerreiro, it is up to the driver to provide the means for the removal of the car from the sea. APRAM has already given permission for the vehicle to be withdrawn.
A driver would have been slightly injured after the car in which he was in fell into the sea at Porto Moniz. Local firefighters were not called in to intervene, as well as the SANAS local life-saving team.