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Transport (inc Motoring) news & information for Palencia province

Six Portuguese workers killed in head-on smash
Transport Fri, Nov 7, 2008

Six Portuguese workers killed in head-on smash

Six men aged between 30-55 died yesterday afternoon in a head-on collision shortly before 3pm involving a lorry and a van on the A-62 freeway (km 68) near Torquemada (Palencia). All six occupants of the van were killed,...

Transport Fri, Nov 17, 2006

Pedestrian fined for 'running over' motorcyclist

A judge at Palencia provincial court has fined a pedestrain for causing an accident in which a motorcyclist sustained serious injuries to his right knee. The judge ruled that, by suddenly rushing into the path of the...

Woman killed by freight train on level crossing
Transport Fri, Apr 28, 2006

Woman killed by freight train on level crossing

A middle-aged woman died last night after being hit by a freight train on a level crossing with barriers near Palencia station. The accident occurred at around 10.30pm last night on the Palencia-Santander (km 297.6)...

40 passengers injured in train collision
Transport Mon, Sep 26, 2005

40 passengers injured in train collision

A spokesman for Spanish train operator RENFE explained that a collision between two trains at Palencia station shortly after 11pm last night was caused by a poorly executed coupling manoeuvre. 40 of the 200 passengers...

Palencia senator dies in car smash
Transport Fri, Jul 22, 2005

Palencia senator dies in car smash

PP senator Cristina Tejedor Utrilla (55) was killed in a head-on collision on the N-611 near the town of Fuentes de Valdepero (Palencia) at around 8pm last night. Prior to cremation, a funeral will be held tomorrow at...

38 die in weekend traffic accidents
Transport Mon, Aug 30, 2004

38 die in weekend traffic accidents

According to Traffic Dept. statistics, 38 people, all of whom were aged between 16 and 29, were killed in 33 fatal traffic accidents on Spanish main roads and motorways last weekend, two fewer than last year. Between...

One dead and two injured in head-on smash near Perales
Transport Wed, May 26, 2004

One dead and two injured in head-on smash near Perales

One person died and two other were seriously injured yesterday at 1.45pm as a result of a head-on collision between two cars on the CL-615 Palencia-Riaños road (km 22.3). The 43 year old driver of the Ford Escort and...

Man pulled from Pisuerga river after car accident
Transport Sat, May 15, 2004

Man pulled from Pisuerga river after car accident

After a search which began on Thursday night, Guardia Civil finally pulled the body of a 35 year old man from the Pisuerga river near the village of Tariego de Cerrato (Plasencia) yesterday morning. A car was found half...

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