WATCH: SPANISH NEWS: Prison without bail for Madrid kamikaze driver charged with causing fatal accident

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A COURT has ordered that the young man behind the wheel of a car going in the wrong direction which went headlong into another vehicle in Madrid, killing the 32-year old driver, is to be held in prison without bail.

Posting on social media about the tragic incident in the early hours of Sunday morning on the A-5 in the Mostoles district, the 112 Madrid emergency service confirmed that the driver who had been going into traffic was not very badly hurt, while the driver who had been going the correct way died from multiple injuries.

The 23-year old detainee faces one charge of homicide and two of traffic safety violations.

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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.

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