Traffic accidents down 90 per cent in Costa Blanca’s Alicante Province

TRAFFIC accidents are down 90 per cent in urban areas of the Alicante Province as the nation remains on lockdown.

As a whole, the province has seen a 50 per cent drop in road accidents.

The most serious crash, a multiple collision on the A-7 on March 23, resulted in three deaths.

Data from the directorate General of Traffic (DGT) shows the majority of incidents were minor, with only “material damage.”

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Tara Rippin

Tara Rippin is a reporter for Spain’s largest English-speaking newspaper, Euro Weekly News, and is responsible for the Costa Blanca region.
She has been in journalism for more than 20 years, having worked for local newspapers in the Midlands, UK, before relocating to Spain in 1990.
Since arriving, the mother-of-one has made her home on the Costa Blanca, while spending 18 months at the EWN head office in Fuengirola on the Costa del Sol.
She loves being part of a community that has a wonderful expat and Spanish mix, and strives to bring the latest and most relevant news to EWN’s loyal and valued readers.

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