By John Smith •
Published: 04 Mar 2020 • 16:30
The injuries received following accident
Credit: Marbella se queja
ON Tuesday (March 3), a middle aged man was riding his motor scooter on the Ronda road just above Bello Horizonte in San Pedro Alcantara, Marbella when a white car crossed into his lane forcing him off the road with the scooter trapping him underneath.
The driver of the car either didn’t realise what he or she had done or didn’t care and drove off, leaving him unable to move and in a great deal of pain.
Three other cars simply drove past him even though it was clear that an accident had occurred and it was only when a Belgian lady Samaritan stopped and helped him remove the bike that he was able to think about going for medical assistance.
She in fact drove him home and as can be seen in the accompanying photograph he did need considerable medical care once he was able to get to a doctor.
Details of this accident have been placed on social media by the gentleman’s daughter asking that people be rather more considerate should they see an accident such as this and also asking that the council place a mirror on the bend where the accident took place as it has a reputation of being something of a blind bend and accident blackspot.
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Married to Ophelia in Gibraltar in 1978, John has spent much of his life travelling on security print and minting business and visited every continent except Antarctica.
Having retired several years ago, the couple moved to their house in Estepona and John became a regular news writer for the EWN Media Group taking particular interest in Finance, Gibraltar and Costa del Sol Social Scene.
Currently he is acting as Editorial Consultant for the paper helping to shape its future development.
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