Bad accident closes the Avenida Marítima in Las Palmas

2020/06/21 11:33:51 Written by Canarian Weekly Gran Canaria

A spectacular accident with a car overturning has forced the closure of two lanes of the Avenida Marítima in the direction of the Port, according to the Local Police of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

The accident happened at around 8:30am this morning, when a driver lost control of his car, flipped it, and was trapped inside upside down.

Emergency services dispatched firefighters, ambulances and the Local Police to the scene, to rescue them from the car, where they were assessed by paramedics before being rushed to the city's hospital.

Police are investigating what caused the accident, the condition of the wounded is unknown, and no-one else was hurt in the accident.