49-year-old man crushed to death by tractor

A 49-year-old man was found dead yesterday (Sunday) near to Banyeres de Mariola after being crushed to death when the tractor he was driving overturned.

Rescue units were despatched from Cocentaina and Ibi but unfortunately, they could only certify the death of the man by “cranial crushing” caused by one of the tires of the tractor.

Emergency services were also called upon to rescue two other people.

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One of them was a 50-year-old cyclist who lost consciousness after being severely wounded by multiple injuries after suffering a strong fall in Onil. The man suffered a fracture of the pelvis, ribs and clavicle and was transferred by helicopter to the Hospital de Alicante. The other person was a 65-year-old German hiker who was injured in a high mountain area near Castell de Castells. The woman was taken to the Hospital de Dénia, where she was treated for a dislocated knee.

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