27th Aug 2023 @ 8:28 am

La Graciosa witnessed what may be its first ever traffic accident on Friday, when two vehicles collided on Calle Margarona in Caleta de Sebo.

This street is a sandy track, like every other street in the small town, and there are no road markings or signs. At 3.40 pm a local resident informed emergency services that two 4X4 vehgicles had been involved in a collision.

Firemen attended the scene and discovered both drivers outside their vehicles. They placed cervicval collars on each person and, when health workers arrived, they were transferred to a spinal stretcher and removed in an ambulance.

There are 200 motor vehicles on La Graciosa, and none are available for hire.

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