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A driver of 67 years runs over eight cyclists in Lorca

The accident occurred in the Camino de Vera and five of the athletes have been transferred to the Rafael Méndez Hospital

As reported by truth journal, an 67 driver years, allegedly ran over a group of cyclists in the Camino de Vera, in the municipality of Lorca.

The eight cyclists were heading towards Venta Ceferino and tourism, a Volkswagen Golf, was traveling in the opposite direction towards Esparragal Station. For reasons that are being investigated by the Traffic Association of the Civil Guard, the vehicle collided frontally against the peloton.

In fact, one of the affected confirmed to 'The Truth' that «he has swept us» The driver got very nervous from the vehicle and immediately interested in the health status of cyclists.

Sources of the Ministry of Health confirmed that the accident resulted in five injured cyclists: three light and two with possible fractures of varying consideration, who were transferred to the Rafael Méndez de Lorca Hospital to submit them to various tests. "One of my colleagues was very serious, I think with broken clavicle, knee and hip."

Driver did not test positive for alcohol and the relatives who came to the area took him away. The Volkswagen Golf had the windshield broken and a crane was responsible for removing it from the aforementioned road that connects Lorca with Almendricos.

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