- An 83-year-old woman dies after being hit by a bus in Lanzarote
- The unidentified woman was taken to the hospital after the incident.
- Unfortunately, he died today in the hospital, the authorities confirmed.
An 83-year-old British tourist has died after being hit by a bus on the resort island of Lanzarote.
The unnamed woman was rushed to hospital in a “critical” condition after being hit by the vehicle in the popular tourist town of Costa Teguise and was stabilized at the scene.
Authorities confirmed today that he had died at the José Molina Orosa Hospital in the island’s capital, Arrecife.
The dead woman has not been identified. Police confirmed that she was an 83-year-old British citizen.
The tragic accident occurred shortly after 9 a.m. on Wednesday. It is believed that he lost his fight for life that same day, although authorities have not clarified the exact time of his death.
The anonymous woman was rushed to the hospital in “critical” condition after being hit by the vehicle in the popular tourist town of Costa Teguise (File image)
A spokesperson for the emergency co-ordination center run by the regional government said before it was known that the British woman had died: “A woman hit by a bus in Lanzarote has been transferred to the Doctor José Molina Orosa Hospital with multiple serious injuries.
“The first alert was received at 9:08 a.m. on Wednesday indicating that a traffic accident had occurred in the municipality of Teguise and that there was an injured person.”
This morning it was unclear whether the British tourist was alone or accompanied by family or friends when she was hit.
Local reports said that some witnesses had told investigators that the driver of the bus, owned by a private company but providing a public transport service, had traveled “too fast”, but there has been no official confirmation of this claim or of the exact circumstances of the accident. accident.
The ongoing investigation is being carried out by police from the Teguise City Council, who will submit a report to an investigating judge.
The bus driver, who has not been arrested, will be questioned as part of the investigation.
Your vehicle is also expected to be examined to rule out possible mechanical failures.