A 20 year old man was killed in the early hours of Saturday 25 March after his car collided with a lorry. The crash happened on the A-7 motorway close to the Alicante airport exit. The car had been completely crushed in the accident and it appeared the man was killed instantly. Miraculously, a passenger in the car did survive the horrific crash although he had to be extricated from the mangled car by firefighters. He was transferred to Alicante Hospital suffering from injuries to the head and body. The fire brigade, SAMU emergency ambulance services and several police all attended the scene. The reason for the fatal crash is not yet known at this stage.