By Cathy Elelman • 25 February 2020 • 12:22
INVESTIGATION: The Guardia Civil is looking into the circumstances of the tragic incident.
A MAN died after a car went into him while he was walking on the Andratx motorway near to Sant Agusti in the early hours of Sunday morning.
According to reports a British driver was taking his son to Palma airport when the accident occurred. It was also reported that the driver tested negative for drugs or alcohol, and that the 30-year old victim, a prison officer from Logroño who moved to Mallorca in September, had not been wearing reflective clothing or carrying any kind of light.
As soon as the driver realised the car had impacted against something he pulled over and then called the emergency services, press said. However when the health team arrived they could only certify the young man’s death.
The Guardia Civil had to cut off this stretch of the road to traffic and divert vehicles via an alternative route.
The Guardia has opened an investigation into the tragic incident.
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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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