At the beginning of the Lock Down Salobreña Town Council closed off the beach road to traffic with the idea of giving pedestrians more space.
Nine deaths in nine road accidents across Spain between 15.00h Friday the 20th and midnight Sunday the 21st. Two were pedestrians and three were bikers.
The Policía Nacional arrested a 58-year-old man (who has a criminal record) for allegedly throwing stones at passing cars and pedestrians.
A woman and a man in a wheelchair were set upon by young men in two cars after they recriminated them for driving too fast. The incident occurred on the seafront promenade in Torrenueva on Sunday the 17th at 18.30h.
The streets across from the Alhambra monument are narrow and winding so that only a minibus can be used on its bus route but miscalculations occur.
The Almuñécar Councillor for Public Works, José Manuel Fernández, has had his department busy putting railings on street corners. The reason is to stop people crossing where they shouldn’t.
Separated by a couple of hours and ten kilometres, two pedestrians were knocked over and killed on the A-44 autovia near Padul. The two accidents occurred on the evening of the Sunday the 8th.
Three members of the same family were hit by a motorbike as they walked along the N-340 where it runs through the municipality of Motril.