Driver and biker injured in separate collisions with wild boar in Alicante on the Costa Blanca

WILD BOAR: Two hurt in separate crashes with wild boar this morning. CREDIT: Shutterstock

A motorists and a biker have been injured in separate collisions with wild boar in Alicante province on the Costa Blanca this morning.

THE crashes occurred in Ondara and Mutxamel on the AP-7 and the CV-800 after wild boar ran across both stretches of road.

Two young people, aged 24 and 20, were hurt.

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The first of the accidents occurred shortly after 4am this morning when a car driven by a young woman, aged 24, was involved in an accident “after a wild boar crossed her path on the AP-7 at Ondara, according to sources at the Centre for Information and Coordination of Emergencies (CICU) and the Guardia Civil Traffic Department.

The CICU sent a Basic Life Support (SVB) ambulance to the scene, and the health team assisted the driver before transferring her to the Francesc de Borja Hospital in Gandia.

A few hours later, at around 7.20am, a similar accident took place on the CV-800 in Mutxamel, and 20-year-old motorcyclist was hurt after crashing into a wild boar.

A Basic Life Support unit treated the young man “for a number of injuries” and he was taken to San Juan Hospital in Alicante.


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