Etiqueta 'Fatalities'
The number of fatalities on Balearic roads is roughly half what it was ten years ago.


Road deaths in the Balearics go up

Those who lost their lives were mainly drivers (12), while two passengers, six pedestrians and two cyclists were killed.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter18/05/2017 00:00

Medics and fire crew at the scene of the accident in Puerto Alcudia.


Two killed in Puerto Alcudia road collision

Two people have been killed in a car and lorry collision on the Sant Martí bypass in Puerto Alcudia.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter24/03/2017 00:00

The collision near Arta which resulted in two fatalities.


Two killed in Arta road accident

A pick-up and a small lorry carrying stone collided at a time when it was snowing.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter17/01/2017 00:00

Police traffic control for drugs and alcohol in Majorca.


Balearics have one of the highest rates of drug use in the country

When it comes to driving, the study reveals that three out of ten drivers who are tested for drugs are positive.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter14/11/2016 00:00

A familiar sight: Guardia Civil Trafico police.


Traffic fines up, road deaths up

Speeding was the most common reason for traffic fines. Deaths on the roads, although up, are nothing like on the scale they once were.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter24/10/2016 00:00

Laura Camargo of Podemos insisted that the tourist tax rate should be raised.


Tourist limits, rain and fatalities: the week in Majorca

The tourist tax and tourist limits were again the focus of debate, a shopping complex opened, plastic bags were on the agenda, it rained, and two more people lost their lives on Majorca's roads.

Andrew Ede25/09/2016 00:00

Trident, one of the yachts which was assisting in the Cabrera beach "occupation".


Superyachts, beach occupations and tragedy: the week in Majorca

Superyachts were not so super when it came to environmentalist outrage, beaches required order restoring, including the sale of their pebbles, and there was a tragic road accident.

Andrew Ede04/09/2016 00:00

Guardia officers at the accident scene.


Driver and cyclist killed in accident, second cyclist in critical condition

The force of the impact trapped the driver in his vehicle and fire fighters from the Inca brigade were required to cut him free.

Humphrey Carter28/04/2016 00:00

Mohammed Harrak's father and sister waited to see him when he made his court appearance on Thursday.

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Terrorism, tax and trouble up north: the week in Majorca

It was just before 8am on Tuesday when the national interior ministry tweeted a message that announced the arrest in Palma of a Moroccan national with close relations with DAESH.

Monitor24/04/2016 00:00

The scene of today’s fatal accident on the MA-19.


Pedestrian dies after being knocked down on motorway

As to Saturday's fatal road accident which resulted in three deaths, police sources said today that excessive speed and loss of control by the driver are being blamed.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter18/04/2016 00:00

Three killed in Portals road accident


Three killed in Portals road accident

The accident occurred at around five o'clock on the motorway near the exit for Portals Nous and Costa d'en Blanes.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter17/04/2016 00:00

Two bodies found on finca near Sineu


Two bodies found on finca near Sineu

Guardia Civil sources said that the two men had been renting the property and that there were no signs of violence.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter12/02/2016 00:00


Two bodies found in a small house in Binissalem

Initial reports suggest that the deaths were the result of carbon dioxide inhalation.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter02/02/2016 00:00