An 86-year-old Frenchman died Tuesday night after he was run over whilst urinating on the A-92 within the municipality of Huétor Tájar.
The accident occurred a little before 22.00h on the access ramp for Villanueva de Mesía on the eastbound lanes.
The emergency call centre received an alert warning of a person having been knocked down on the said ramp.
Apparently, the victim had stopped his car on the hard shoulder to get out and relieve himself, shortly after which he was hit by a car when he walked out onto the lane to get back into his car..
The police report said that there were two passengers in his car when the accident happened. The driver of the vehicle that hit him remained at the scene and when tested for alcohol/drugs, he gave a negative reading.
As soon as 112 received the call, they despatched the Guardia Civil traffic police and an ambulance. He was rushed to the Hospital de Alta Resolución in Loja but died shortly after arrival.
(News/Noticias, Villanueva de Mesias, Poniente, Granada, Andalucia)