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Horrific accident on TF-1 leads to one fatality 


Firemen based at San Miguel de Abona were called out after a horrific crash on the TF-1.

The accident involved a car and a motorcycle, the latter bursting into flames as a result of the collision.

One man, aged 40, died. It is believed he was the motorcyclist although this was not specified by the 112 emergency services.

The collision happened on the TF-1, at kilometre 62, in the direction of Santa Cruz de Tenerife in the municipality of San Miguel de Abona.

It was around 7pm on May 11th when the control centre received a call reporting a crash between a car and motorcycle.

The medical helicopter was sent to the scene and landed on the motorway. The Civil Guard, fire crew and Cabildo’s road maintenance crew also attended.

Medics tried to save the life of the 40-year-old man but this was not possible due to the injuries he had received.