17 Jul, 2023 @ 18:00
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Emergency caesarian performed on pregnant woman after hit-and-run in Spain’s Murcia

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A WOMAN in Murcia who was nine months’ pregnant was left in a critical condition after she was involved in a hit-and-run late on Sunday night. 

The incident took place in the municipality of Las Torres de Cotillas, and prompted the emergency services to perform an emergency caesarean. 

The baby was born healthy but the mother was reportedly in a critical condition due to the head injuries she received in the incident. After the impact of the vehicle she was found unconscious on the ground. 

The driver of the car fled the scene in their vehicle. 

The woman was being treated on Monday in the Clínico Universitario Virgen de la Arrixaca Hospital in Murcia.

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Simon Hunter

Simon Hunter has been living in Madrid since the year 2000 and has worked as a journalist and translator practically since he arrived. For 16 years he was at the English Edition of Spanish daily EL PAÍS, editing the site from 2014 to 2022, and is currently one of the Spain reporters at The Times. He is also a voice actor, and can be heard telling passengers to "mind the gap" on Spain's AVLO high-speed trains.

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