After being hit on the A-7 while changing a tire on his car, a young man needed emergency surgery. He had lost one leg and is currently in serious condition at the Torrecardenas University Hospital de Almeria. He will also need surgery to repair other fractures.
According to health sources, the situation where the injured man found himself after sustaining a puncture at one of his wheels, was not easy.
The young man sustained injuries from being struck by a truck. The driver of the truck got out and was tested positive for alcohol and drugs by Civil Traffic Guard. According to 112, several alerters reported the accident which occurred Tuesday, 12:20 p.m. in the capital's municipal district.
The alerters stated that the young man was repairing a car's wheel when another vehicle struck him. The alerters notified the Local Police, Civil Guard and road maintenance, who then transferred the young man into the hospital.
Highway maintenance cleared the road and was able to confirm the testimony of the witnesses regarding the injuries sustained by the victim.