Cyclist dies after being hit by a car in Covilhã – Portugal

A cyclist died this Wednesday, in Covilhã, after being run over by a light vehicle, informed the Sub-Regional Command of Emergency and Civil Protection of Beiras and Serra da Estrela.

To the Lusa agency, the same source said that the collision also resulted in a slight injury, the woman who was driving the vehicle.

The accident occurred on National Road 18, where the man was cycling, in the Souto Alto area, which connects the municipalities of Covilhã and Fundão, in the district of Castelo Branco.

The alert was given at 5:19 pm and there were six operators and three vehicles at the scene, according to information available on the National Authority for Emergency and Civil Protection page.

Source: Correio da Manhã by

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