A 49-year-old civil guard of the traffic group died this Saturday afternoon in Asturias when he was on protection service in a bicycle race and after being hit by a stolen vehicle.

Sources close to the investigation have indicated to Efe that the event took place at 17:40 p.m. at km 8 of the AS-236 road when the agent DGL, motorist of the Oviedo detachment, was on duty in the Santiago Santana cycling sports event, in the Asturian municipality of Grado.

Sources of the Government delegation have specified that the driver, who fled with a vehicle from a brawl in the town of Pravia, ran over the agent, on a motorcycle, who died on the spot.

After the event, the driver has fled and so far has not been located.

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  • Santiago de Compostela
  • Oviedo
  • Asturias