25 Aug, 2022 @ 11:10
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British woman dies after electric scooter falls into Benidorm area ravine on Spain’s Costa Blanca

Elderly Woman Dies After Electric Scooter Falls Into Benidorm Area Ravine On Spain's Costa Blanca
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A British woman died on Wednesday after her adapted electric scooter veered off the road and fell down a Benidorm ravine.

The accident happened at around 4.15 pm on the Camino de la Cruz not far from the Villamarina apartment block.

A man who was also travelling on a scooter was injured trying to rescue her.

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No more details have been released about the two people except that the British woman was aged 58.

Several fire vehicles went to the scene along with paramedics who were unable to revive the woman.

Details of the man’s injuries and whether he required hospital treatment have not been disclosed.

Unconfirmed reports suggested that other family members including a boy were in the vicinity.


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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