A French driver knocked over a pedestrian of the same nationality in Torre del Mar on Saturday evening. According to the police, when breathalysed she was over the limit.
The accident occurred as she turned into the gate entrance to her block of flats on Calle Ribeiro, next to the Torre del Mar bus station.
Both she and the male victim were taken to hospital. The man was first taken to the area hospital before being transferred to the main hospital in Málaga owing to his very serious condition.
The incident is being treated as an accident at the moment as it is not clear whether their existed any relation between them; i.e., whether it was intentional because of some form of dispute or not.
The man in his 40s was rammed up against the brick gatepost for the block entrance and remained trapped like this until the emergency services were able to free him.
(News: Torre del Mar, Axarquia, Costa del Sol, Malaga, Andalucia)