A 35 year old man was injured in a traffic accident first thing on Tuesday on the N-332 in Torrevieja. A truck and a car crashed head-on for reasons that are not yet known, according to the Provincial Fire Brigade.
It happened at 6:05am by Habaneras Commercial Centre. The driver of the car was trapped inside his vehicle. Three units of fire fighters were sent from the Vega Sur station in Torrevieja. They managed to free the man after cutting off the top of the car and getting in through the back.
The driver suffered multiple injuries including an open fracture to his femur, although he was conscious throughout the rescue, according to the same sources. Once they had cut him out he was attended to first by an ambulance crew and then he was taken to Torrevieja Hospital.