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Attack of a mother in CC Artea Leioa

Mairenis Gomez

May 17, 2024 | 4:57 p.m.

A 76-year-old woman has been seriously injured after being hit by a car at a pedestrian crossing in the Artea shopping center, in Leioa. The incident occurred around 15:30 p.m. this Friday, when the victim was crossing the pedestrian crossing located near the gas station., according to municipal sources.

Accident details and immediate response

The driver of the vehicle, a 60-year-old woman from Leioa, ran over the victim in circumstances that are still under investigation. After the accident, the driver was subjected to a breathalyzer test, which came back negative., thus ruling out alcohol consumption as the cause of the accident.

The victim, also a resident of Leioa, was quickly treated by emergency services and taken to a hospital to receive treatment due to the severity of his injuries. The immediate response of emergency teams was crucial to ensuring the woman received the necessary medical care as soon as possible..

Reactions and security measures in the area

The incident has raised concern among residents and visitors to the Artea shopping center. Local authorities have stressed the importance of road safety and have reiterated the need to respect traffic signs and speed limits, especially in areas with high pedestrian traffic..

This accident highlights the vulnerability of pedestrians in areas of heavy traffic and highlights the need to improve safety measures. The municipality of Leioa is already evaluating possible improvements in the signage and lighting of pedestrian crossings in the shopping center to prevent future accidents.

Status of the victim and follow-up of the case

The woman who was hit by a car continues to receive medical attention at the hospital, where health professionals are closely monitoring her evolution. Authorities are conducting a detailed investigation to determine the exact circumstances of the accident. and any liability that may arise from it.

The Leioa city council has expressed its solidarity with the victim and his family, offering its support during this difficult time. This tragic incident serves as a reminder of the importance of caution for both drivers and pedestrians..

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