Daredevil drug-fuelled driver is sent flying into the sea in Spain's Mallorca

The car landed into the sea surrounding Son Verí in Spain's Mallorca. Credit: Bombers de Palma.

A YOUNG drug-fuelled driver has been arrested by the police after his reckless driving resulted in his car landing into the sea in Spain’s Mallorca.
The 25-year-old daredevil had been speeding in Son Verí located in the municipality of Llucmajor when he veered off the road and invaded a pedestrian walkway, narrowly missing walking residents before losing complete control of the car and driving straight into the sea.
The emergency services had been alerted to the incident at approximately 8am on Sunday, February 9 by several shocked members of the community who feared for the safety of the driver who was trapped inside the vehicle as it became submerged underwater.

The car landed into the sea surrounding Son Verí in Spain’s Mallorca. Credit: Bombers de Palma.

Thankfully, a group of brave cyclists who witnessed the accident threw themselves into the waters, rescuing the driver who sparked mass panic as was so disorientated that he couldn’t tell the group if anyone else was inside of the car.
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Debris of the car which crashed in the sea surrounding Son Verí in Spain’s Mallorca. Credit: Bombers de Palma.

A short time later, units from the Llucmajor Local Police, Guardia Civil, a SAMU-061 ambulance and the Fire Brigade arrived at the scene, where members first dived into the sea to check that there were no passengers trapped inside. Once verifying that the driver was the only occupant, the young man was treated by paramedics and a drugs test was performed – producing a positive result for both alcohol and narcotics.

As Euro Weekly News understands, the man suffered injuries as a result of the accident and was taken to Son Espases Hospital where he remains under police guard. The Local Police confirm that the driver has been charged with a crime against public safety, reckless driving and driving under the influence of alcohol and narcotics.

The car became completely submerged underwater. Credit: Bombers de Palma.

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