By Chris King • 01 April 2023 • 20:30
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Jordi Duart Olmos, a 27-year-old National Police officer from Valencia, who was still in training, died this Saturday morning, April 1 in Madrid. According to police sources, his motorbike was involved in a collision with a Samur-Proteccion Civil ICU ambulance that was driving in the wrong direction in the Retiro district of the capital city.
The young policeman was stationed in the Usera district of Madrid and was on his way to work when the crash happened. The incident took place at around 7:30am, at the junction of Avenida Ciudad de Barcelona and Calle Cafeto. The young man died on the spot, according to a spokeswoman for Emergencias Madrid.
Madrid Municipal Police took charge of the attestation and are carrying out an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the accident. According to El Mundo, the driver of the ambulance, a 46-year-old man, has been arrested on suspicion of reckless murder, as reported by lasprovincias.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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