One dead, 17 injured in head-on collision between car and coach

All but one of the injured have now been released from hospital

Following the collision with the car the bus ran off the highway into a lemon grove (Photo: EFE)

A 72-YEAR-old man was killed and 17 people injured, three of them seriously, in a head-on collision between a car and a coach on the A-357 in Cártama last Friday afternoon. Passengers on the bus included tourists, some from the US and China, who were returning to Málaga from a visit to Ronda.

The fatal victim was the driver of the car, whose wife, 70, was among the seriously injured. The couple are understood to have been on their way home to Pizarra from a doctor’s appointment in Málaga.


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