Tragedy as young person run over near Puerto Banus

Tragedy as young person run over near Puerto Banus
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Tragedy as young person run over on the A-7 near Puerto Banus.

The tragedy occurred at a point where multiple other people have died. The spot is notorious for people crossing the road on foot and being hit by a vehicle.

Early on Thursday morning, October 14, a 20-year-old man was hit by a car near Puerto Banus. According to the emergency services 112 Andalucia, the accident occurred on the A-7 motorway.


According to reports, the Guardia Civil were alerted to the accident shortly after 5am. The accident was said to have happened at kilometre 174 of the A-7, near Puerto Banus.

The emergency services were quickly activated and rushed to the scene of the incident. Road maintenance personnel were also called in. Medics arrived on the scene but were only able to confirm that the man had died.

At the moment no further details of the incident have been disclosed. An investigation into the accident is taking place.

The spot is well known for accidents. In August a 20-year-old tourist reportedly died attempting to cross the road in the same area.

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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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