A 36-year-old man was arrested on Wednesday after overturning his car in a police chase in the Elche area.
The motorist had to be cut out by firefighters.
He refused to stop at a Policia Nacional checkpoint on the CV-865 at around 12.30 am because he defied a restraining order by having his ex-girlfriend travelling with him.
She had been granted the order after he had been violent towards her.
The Spaniard sped off from the checkpoint pursued by a patrol car before losing control and flipping over the vehicle.
He was trapped in the overturned car but the woman got out unharmed.
A 58-year-old male passenger was thrown out of the vehicle and was discovered by police sitting on a nearby terrace with multiple injuries.
A fire crew freed the driver who was arrested for disobedience and for breaching the restraining order.
He was taken to Elche General Hospital along with the male passenger.
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