Friday 17 November 2017

'Irishman' killed in car accident in Spanish holiday resort, police arrest driver

Police arrest man who reportedly tested positive for alcohol and drugs

Magaluf, Mallorca (Majorca)
Magaluf, Mallorca (Majorca)
Denise Calnan

Denise Calnan

A man understood to be Irish has been killed in a car accident in Magaluf, Spain in the early hours of this morning.

The man, who has not yet been named, was struck by a car on the Calle Pinada, off the Calle Punta Ballena, at approximately 3am.

Police arrested a Spanish citizen who has tested positive for alcohol and drugs, according to the Majorca Daily Bulletin.

The publication reports that the deceased is Irish.

Calle Pinada in Magaluf, Spain (Photo: Google Maps)
Calle Pinada in Magaluf, Spain (Photo: Google Maps)

Emergency services rushed to the scene where paramedics spent approximately 30 minutes attending to the man.

However, the man, aged in his forties, was pronounced dead at the scene shortly after 3.30am.

It is not yet known if the man was a resident of the area or a tourist.

Independent.ie have contacted Spanish police for a comment.

Online Editors

Promoted Links

Today's news headlines, directly to your inbox every morning.

Promoted Links

Editor's Choice

Also in Irish News