A WOMAN, 83, died from the serious injuries she sustained when she was hit by a car when crossing the road in Port d’Alcudia. She died at the scene despite attempts to resuscitate her.
On Palma seafront, a young woman was also seriously injured when she was hit by a car while crossing the road.
A youth, 17, was seriously injured after crashing head-on his motorcycle into a car on a dangerous bend on the road between Ullaro and Campanet. The driver of the car was uninjured and the motorcyclist was taken to hospital.
Six people, including a woman and two children, aged seven and 15, who were taken to Son Espases Hospital, were injured on an accident on the Inca road near Alcampo.
A man, 57, was arrested by Local Police in Palma after crashing into two vehicles, one of them parked, when attempting to exit a square where his car was parked. He tested positive for alcohol.
In Andratx, the occupants of four vehicles who were stopped at traffic lights were injured when a car crashed into them at the exit from Andratx toll motorway near Portopi. Two were taken to hospital. In Palma, two cars collided in the Santa Catalina area and some of the occupants had to be rescued and taken to hospital.
Three accidents, each involving three vehicles, took place within an hour on Inca motorway near Marratxi, slightly injuring seven people and causing five kilometres of tailbacks.
Two vehicles collided in Palma in the early hours of the morning and several of the occupants had to be taken to hospital. One of the drivers, who was drunk, failed to give way at a sign. He was uninjured. The two occupants of the other car were trapped inside although paramedics were able to help them and they were taken to hospital.