One killed in Pego accident

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PEGO: Father killed and son injured in CV-715 accidentPhoto credit: Joanbanjo

A 62-YEAR-OLD man was killed and his son, 34, injured when their motorcycle ran into a car in Pego. 

The older man has died in the collision, which occurred at 10.20 in the morning, while the 34-year-old who was riding pillion was taken by ambulance to Denia hospital. 

Municipal sources quoted in the Spanish media revealed that the accident occurred as the motorbike was overtaking another vehicle on a straight stretch of the CV-715 after leaving a succession of sharp bends. 

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The driver of the car involved in the collision, a woman of 51, had a panic attack and needed assistance from the paramedics attending the scene of the accident but did not need further medical attention, according to the Guardia Civil’s CICU Emergencies Unit. 

Father and son, who were both from Valenciawere holidaying in Oliva. 


Linda came to Spain to live when she was 24, just over 52 years ago, and her husband is Spanish. She began writing for English-language local newspapers in the mid-1970s and hasn’t stopped since! She leads a Spanish life, which she believes is vital when conveying the news to English-speaking residents, and along the way she produced two editions of Expand Your Spanish, helping English-speakers to enlarge their knowledge of the language. She was excited to be in at the birth of the Euro Weekly News in 1999 and is still passionately writing for the paper 22 years later.

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