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A woman dies after being hit by a bus in the center of Benidorm

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A woman dies after being hit by a bus in the center of Benidorm

A woman dies after being hit by a bus in the center of Benidorm

Updates 22nd May -The driver of the bus that ran over a woman in the center of Benidorm says he could not stop the vehicle, “The driver of the bus that ran over a woman in the center of Benidorm says he could not stop the vehicle”

The police are considering one of the possible causes of the accident a failure in the brakes but still open the investigation. The driver was negative in the alcohol and drug controls.

failure in the brakes with fatal consequences. The Local Police of Benidorm are looking into the system of braking of the bus like one of the possible causes, in addition to other tests, such as the lack of braking marks on the ground, this hypothesis would also corroborate the laments that, according to the reports, he kept repeating over and over again. the driver of the vehicle just after the accident: “I could not stop, I could not stop”.

As reported on Tuesday, the events took place around 22.30 in the central Calle Ruzafa. A transport bus loaded with tourists ran over a woman and her threw against the window of a shop located at the end of this street. The strong impact caused the death of the victim, who was of Portuguese nationality and 54 years old, she  was walking around the area with a friend. her companion managed to dodge the vehicle and did not suffer any injuries. .

The Councilor for Security, Lorenzo Martinez, explained that the group of reports from the Local Police began on Tuesday night to study and review all the videos recorded by the city’s traffic cameras in search of clues to be able to clarify what could have happened, Likewise, the Guardia civil are inspecting the tachograph of the vehicle to verify if the driving and rest times were correctly fulfilled. That’s why, although the brake failure is one of the causes that takes on weight, the mayor clarified that all hypotheses are open and that both security bodies continue with the inquiries to clarify the exact causes of the event. However, there is one thing that is clear: the driver has been negative in the alcohol and drug controls that were performed at the time of the accident, which would rule out imprudence caused by undue consumption of any of these substance.

The event took place at 10.30 pm on Calle Ruzafa – The driver is in shock and can not explain what happened.

Story translated from Spanish to English so some information may be slightly lost in translation – Read the original article here – www.diarioinformacion.com

A young woman of Portuguese nationality between the age 25 – 30 has sadly died tonight as she was hit by a bus in Calle Ruzafa located in the Old Town of Benidorm.

The event took place at around 10.30 pm when the vehicle, for unknown reasons, ploughed through a telephone box before trapping the woman against the façade of a shop located at the end of the road and killed the woman who was accompanied by a friend at that time.

The Police are checking security cameras in the area as the driver of the vehicle is in shock and can not explain exactly what has happened.

The bus was carrying tourists taking them to different hotels. The travelers who were all shocked by the incident were provided with another vehicle to carry on the journey to their hotels.

The area has been cordoned off as the balcony and the shop window have suffered damages and the technical services must analyze if the structure of the building is at risk.

Local Police, National Police and Firemen agents attended the scene of the accident, as well as the mayor of Benidorm, Toni Pérez, and the Councilor for Security, Lorenzo Martínez, who have made themselves available to the relatives and the Consulate to carry out the necessary arrangements.

Original Story by- diarioinformacion.com

 

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