18 Oct, 2021 @ 15:45
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Drunk motorist’s car climbs pavement to hit five people in Torrevieja on Spain’s Costa Blanca

Drunk motorist's car hits five people on a pavement in Torrevieja area of Spain's Costa Blanca

FIVE people were mowed down by a drunk driver in Torrevieja on Sunday morning(October 17)

Two of those hit at around 4.00 am were taken to Torrevieja Hospital with serious injuries.

The Policia Local arrested the unnamed Spanish male driver after he tested positive for excess alcohol.

Eyewitnesses said he was driving out of the Marina Salinas leisure area close to the Paseo Vista Alegre.

He lost control of his car and veered into the opposite carriageway.

The vehicle then went onto the pavement and hit several people.

The Efe news agency reported that the injured people were in their 30s.

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Alex Trelinski

Alex worked for 30 years for the BBC as a presenter, producer and manager. He covered a variety of areas specialising in sport, news and politics. After moving to the Costa Blanca over a decade ago, he edited a newspaper for 5 years and worked on local radio.

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