Five Days Four Deaths

This is the time of the year when roads are the busiest and it shows in the number of accidents; hence the article title.

GRA PON Air Ambulance Road Accident JL22 400x250Two air-ambulance helicopters; one from Granada and the other from Málaga, attended a road accident near Loja on the road to Montefrío: a car had plunged down the side of a 10-metre-deep barranco.

The two occupants were a grandmother and her granddaughter. The granddaughter died in the Unidad de Cuidados Intensivos in the Hospital de Neurotraumatología del Virgen de las Nieves. The grandmother continues in the ICU in a critical state.

Fire personnel from the area, fire station in Loja had the task of cutting the victims out of the wreckage so that they could be medevacked.

The Guardia Civil, traffic police are investigating what could have caused the accident, which remains unclear at present.

(News: Loja, Poniente de Granada, Andalucia)

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