Guardia Civil officer run over at checkpoint

Guardia Civil officer run over at checkpoint
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A Guardia Civil officer has been run over at a breathalyser checkpoint.

A 30-year-old officer from the Guardia Civil has been injured after being run over at a checkpoint. The officer had been performing breathalyser checks in Toledo’s Illescas. The officer was rushed to the Virgen de la Salud Hospital in Toledo after the incident.

According to sources from the emergency services 112 in Castilla-la Mancha, the officer was injured shortly after midnight. The incident took place on the CM-4010 close to the town of Illescas.


The officer was rushed to the hospital using a basic life support ambulance. Local police have been involved in the shocking incident too.

No further details are known at this time.

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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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