Horror in Spain's Mallorca as multiple pedestrians seriously injured after being hit by car

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A driver struck three pedestrians on the Paseo Marítimo. Credit: UH.

A SERIOUS road incident has taken place in Mallorca, Spain, as multiple pedestrians were struck by a car travelling down the Paseo Marítimo in the capital.
As reported by the emergency services, the incident took place shortly before 7am this morning (January 12) near to Club de Mar, a popular nightclub in Palma de Mallorca.
It is understood that a car struck at least three people who were standing on the promenade, with one victim being dragged some 15 metres down the road before the vehicle struck a lamppost head-on. All those who have been injured have been taken to Son Espases Hospital where it is believed that they are in a serious condition. 
As the accident was called in, officers from the Port, Local and National Police rushed to the scene, where several ambulances also were deployed.
As Euro Weekly News understands, police officers suspected that the driver was under the influence of alcohol at the time and a breathalyser test produced a positive result. It is not yet known if the driver was injured as a result of their actions. 

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