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.
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.