40-year-old motorcyclist killed in traffic accident in Malaga town of Benalmadena

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A motorcyclist has been involved in a fatal traffic accident in the Malaga municipality of Benalmadena

As reported by Emergencies 112 Andalucia, a 40-year-old motorcyclist died this Sunday, May 22 after suffering a traffic accident in the Malaga municipality of Benalmadena, on the Costa del Sol.

The incident reportedly occurred at around 4am, on Avenida del Sol, the main road that passes through the centre of the Torrequebrada neighbourhood. A witness alerted the emergency services coordination centre after coming across the scene of the accident.

112 immediately mobilised patrols from the Local Police to the location, along with an ambulance from the Andalusian Health Service. Unfortunately, on their arrival at the scene, there was nothing that could be done to help the victim, and he was certified dead at the scene of the accident.


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Chris King

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. Got a news story you want to share? Then get in touch at editorial@euroweeklynews.com