Former mayor in tractor accident

VEHICLE overturned and Mr Martinez’s leg was trapped

THE former mayor of Albanchez Francisco Martinez was injured after being involved in an accident when driving a tractor in the area of Rambla de Los Gomares.

According to Spanish daily La Comarca Noticias, the ex-mayor was carrying out farming works when, for reasons still unknown, the vehicle overturned and trapped Mr Martinez’s leg under it. The mayor was able to call his wife himself who requested an ambulance and he was taken by helicopter to the Torrecardenas Hospital.

According to the same sources, Mr Martinez did not sustain injuries to his head or chest, but his ankle was in a very bad condition and he underwent surgery to reconstruct it.



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