By Alex Glenn • 30 August 2021 • 12:44
Rescued ‘flipped’ drunk driver was five times the limit Credit: Local police
Rescued ‘flipped’ drunk driver was five times the legal limit. Firefighters had to step in and rescue a drunk driver who managed to flip his vehicle in Spain’s Madrid.
On Sunday, August 29, Firefighters from Alcorcon City Council in Madrid rushed to the rescue of a man who had managed to flip his car on a street in the municipality. Tests were done after the shocking accident which revealed that the man was five times the legal limit that is permitted to drive.
Local police took to social media and reported that the accident occurred at the junction of Argentina and Avenida de San Martin de Valdeiglesias. The driver managed to flip his car on Sunday afternoon. The car was left upside down in the middle of the road and he had to be rescued.
Emergency services rushed to the scene of the accident and luckily for the driver he was rescued by the fire brigade. Once rescued from his overturned vehicle he was transferred to Alcorcon hospital.
Luckily no one else was injured during the accident and no other vehicles were involved in the crash. Local police are now investigating exactly what happened during the incident.
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Originally from the UK, Alex is based in Almeria and is a web reporter for The Euro Weekly News covering international and Spanish national news.
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