Man critically injured in Spain after being hit by a taxi and thrown 30m down the road

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A 24-year-old man is fighting for his life after being hit by a taxi in Madrid, Spain. Credit: @EmergenciasMad.

A SERIOUS road accident has taken place in Spain after a young man was struck by a vehicle and thrown several metres down a road. 

As reported by the emergency services, a 24-year-old man was hit by taxi as he was crossing the Paseo de la Castellana on Raimundo Fernández Villaverde in Madrid at approximately 7am this morning (January 18).

As a result of the severe impact and the speed that the car was travelling at the time, the victim was thrown some 30 metres down the road. 


As witnesses called the incident in to the emergency services, an ambulance and units from the police arrived at the scene. Paramedics promptly attended to the victim who is reported to have suffered from severe injuries to his head and chest as well as pelvic trauma.

Emergency services at the scene of the accident. Credit: @EmergenciasMad.

It is understood that the taxi did not see the man walking across the road due to the heavy rain that the capital is currently experiencing. The driver was unable to stop before spotting the victim on the road.

As Euro Weekly News understands, the victim is now fighting for his life in Gregorio Marañón Hospital. 


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