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One dead and four injured, two seriously, in head-on crash in Cártama

A lorry and three other vehicles were involved in the collision on the road that connects the Guadalhorce valley with Marbella

JUAN CANO

A multiple crash involving a lorry and three other vehicles in Cártama has resulted in one death and at least four people being injured, two seriously.

The accident happened just after midday on the A-355 that connects the Guadalhorce Valley with the western Costa del Sol, at kilometer 1.2 the 112 Andalucíe emergency services control centre confirmed.

For reasons that are still being investigation, the lorry collided head-on with one of the vehicles and these, in turn, with two others. The lorry overturned and ended up in a ditch.

Firefighters had to cut free some of the victims from the wreckage.

One person was killed in the accident and four others were injured, two of them seriously. One of the victims was transferred by helicopter to a hospital in Malaga province. The other three injured people have been transferred by road ambulance.