Tragedy as Cyclist killed after being hit by a car in Benidorm

Tragedy as Cyclist killed after being hit by a car in Benidorm
Tragedy as Cyclist killed after being hit by a car in Benidorm Credit: Pixabay

Tragedy as Cyclist killed after being hit by a car in Benidorm.

SADLY, tragedy has hit as a cyclist has been killed after being hit by a car in Spain’s Benidorm.

A 60-year-old cyclist was killed on Sunday in Benidorm in Alicante after being hit by a car. The man had been cycling on a straight stretch of road when the accident occurred.


According to Europa Press the DGT Traffic Management Centre confirmed that a 60-year-old male cyclist died after a car hit him.

The accident happened at around 12.50pm on Sunday. The cyclist was travelling through Benidorm on the N-332 road at the time the accident, and the incident took place at kilometre 148.

According to the DGT Traffic Management Centre, the 60-year-old died when he was cycling on a straight stretch of road.

In other news in Spain, the alleged perpetrator of a fatal hit-and-run accident in Spain’s Cadiz has been arrested and was found to be on drugs.

The alleged perpetrator of the fatal hit-and-run was found to be not only positive for alcohol but also for marihuana.

Local Police from Spain’s Cadiz are carrying out investigations into the causes of an alleged hit-and-run accident that proved to be fatal. The accident occurred early on Sunday morning in Solano Street, on the corner of San Rafael.

Officers were able to quickly find and arrest the alleged driver. The alleged driver is only 20 years old and their car was complete with learner plates. They also tested positive for both marihuana and alcohol.


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Alex Glenn is a reporter for Spain’s largest English-speaking newspaper, Euro Weekly News. Formerly she worked in the NHS for 15 years until relocating to Spain in 2018. She loves the Spanish lifestyle, language and culture and spent several years learning Spanish before moving to Spain for a better quality of life. She has made her home in the mountains in Almeria, where she loves being part of a rural community that has a mix of both expats and Spanish residents. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, reading and exploring the area where she lives.


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