Guardia Civil Traffic Patrol Prevents A Family Of Ducks Getting Run Over
The Guardia Civil carries out its day-to-day activity of upholding law and order in Spain, and have to be prepared to deal with any number of different situations, but today, Monday 26, a patrol of the Guardia Civil in Recajo, in the municipality of Rioja, had to deal with an unusual family situation – that of a family of ducks crossing the N-232 road.
In a press release, the force told how a traffic patrol from the Benemérita stopped their vehicle and the officers proceeded to cut the traffic in both directions, at Km399, about 10 kilometers from Logroño, to very humanely prevent a family of ducks from being run over, allowing them to cross the N-232 road safely, as you can see in the video below.
Once the family had crossed safely, the officers allowed traffic to flow again, with a spokesman for the force saying, “Sometimes our work makes us experience unusual situations”, as reported by 20minutos.es.
A veces una jornada de servicio nos hace vivir situaciones singulares. Hoy guardias civiles de La Rioja cortaton la circulación de la N-232 para que un singular grupo de palmípedos cruzara la vía a la altura de km. 399, en el termino municipal de Recajo.#AgrupacióndeTráfico pic.twitter.com/EJPtBEToLS
— Guardia Civil 🇪🇸 (@guardiacivil) April 26, 2021
The Euro Weekly News is running a campaign to help reunite Brits in Spain with their family and friends by capping the costs of PCR tests for travel. Please help us urge the government to cap costs at http://www.euroweeklynews.com/2021/04/16/ewn-champions-the-rights-of-brits-in-spain-to-see-loved-ones-again/