Grandad runs over grandchild in Cuenca

Grandad runs over grandchild in Cuenca Credit: Wikimedia Commons

A BABY girl is seriously ill in hospital after her grandad accidentally ran over her and her grandmother.

According to Spanish media reports, the grandfather started up his car on the patio of the family home in Ledaña in Cuenca. When he put the car in motion he knocked over his wife, who was holding the little girl in her arms at the time.

The 21-month-old suffered serious injuries and was taken by helicopter to hospital in Albacete, Spanish press reported.


The 69-year-old grandmother was taken to the same hospital for treatment for minor injuries.

Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.

Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.

Her top goals are to do the best job she can informing the local English-speaking community, visitors to the area and the wider world about about the news in Almeria, to learn something new every day, and to embrace very new challenge this fast-changing world brings her way.

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