WATCH: British driver detained for knocking down two cyclists in Cuevas del Almanzora, Almeria

THE Guardia Civil detained a British woman for knocking down two cyclists while driving on a road in Cuevas del Almanzora in Almeria, Spanish press reported.
The shocked occupants of the vehicle travelling behind the car on the A-352 last Thursday evening recorded a video of her going into one of the cyclists.
The images show the impact of the car brought the 33-year old cyclist crashing down onto the side of the road.
It was the people travelling behind the driver who alerted the Local Police to the incident, who in turn reported it to the emergency services
According to Spanish media the driver failed to stop after hitting the 33-year old, but by the time the Guardia Civil caught up with her a few hours later she had gone into a second cyclist, this time a 67-year old woman.
Both the victims required medical attention at Huercal-Overa hospital.

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Cathy Elelman

Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.

Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.

Her top goals are to do the best job she can informing the local English-speaking community, visitors to the area and the wider world about about the news in Almeria, to learn something new every day, and to embrace very new challenge this fast-changing world brings her way.

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