Electric car runs down and seriously injures pedestrian in Madrid

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IMPACT: The accident victim suffered a cardiorespiratory arrest. CREDIT: SAMUR - Protección Civil Twitter@SAMUR_PC

A 46-YEAR old woman was seriously hurt when an electric car ran her down in Madrid on Wednesday morning.

The SAMUR-Civil Protection emergency service reported on Twitter the impact of the vehicle was so strong the woman suffered a cardiorespiratory arrest.

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The team managed to revive her at the scene before rushing her to hospital, where she is being treated for a head and other injuries.

The accident occurred in an area with no traffic lights or pedestrian crossings, Spanish media reported.

The windscreen on what was reportedly a rental vehicle was completely shattered in the impact.


Madrid municipal police are investigating the cause of the accident in collaboration with the National Police force.





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