By Chris King • 07 October 2021 • 4:28
Lucky escape for family in Casabermeja traffic accident.
image: casabermeja local police
A family that was involved in a spectacular accident in the Malaga municipality of Casabermeja, last Sunday, October 3, had a very lucky escape. Their vehicle was described as a total write-off by the Local Police at the scene, after it left the road and flipped over several times down a steep slope.
All three occupants, a mother, father, and their 14-year-old daughter escaped from the broken vehicle unharmed. The accident occurred on the A-45, in the Arroyo Chapera area of Casabermeja, in the early hours of last Sunday morning, and the family received only superficial cuts and bruises from the impact of this incredible crash.
A spokesman for the Local Police pointed out that their injuries were limited due to the fact that they had been wearing their seat belts at the time. A neighbour witnessed the accident and alerted the police.
As reported by the Casabermeja police, the car left the road at Km132, and rolled down a steep incline, finishing up in an area that was extremely difficult to access to carry out a rescue. The fact that the vehicle went down the slope, meant that there was no delay in traffic on the A-45 while the tow truck retrieved the vehicle.
When police officers arrived at the scene, the BMW 5 Series car was empty, so they had to conduct a search for its occupants. They were found not long after, according to a police source, “crawling between the stones until they reached the road”, as reported by malagahoy.es.
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Originally from Wales, Chris spent years on the Costa del Sol before moving to the Algarve where he is a web reporter for The Euro Weekly News covering international and Spanish national news.
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