4 Sep, 2023 @ 12:40
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Irish holidaymaker hunted after fleeing accident scene when his rental car smashes head-on into oncoming vehicle and kills driver on Spain’s Costa Blanca

Irish holidaymaker hunted after fleeing accident scene after his rental car smashes head-on into oncoming vehicle and kills driver on Spain's Costa Blanca
Irish holidaymaker hunted after fleeing accident scene after his rental car smashes head-on into oncoming vehicle and kills driver on Spain's Costa Blanca

POLICE are looking for an Irish motorist who collided head-on with another car- killing the other driver in the Torrevieja area.

The smash happened at around 4am on Saturday on the N-332 as it passed through the Park of Nations area of the city.

The deceased motorist, 44, was a Peruvian man, with paramedics unable to save his life.

Torrevieja Policia Local said the Irish driver was using a hire car and fled on foot after the accident.

No more information has been provided about him, except that the vehicle had been rented ‘recently’.

Likewise there were no details as to whether there had been any passengers in the two cars.

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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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