British tourist dies after being hit by tram in Barcelona

By Lisa James
02/06/2023
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A British man has died after being hit by a tram in Barcelona.

The accident happened around 11pm on Wednesday, near the Diagonal Mar shopping mall on Diagonal Avenue.

The avenue is close to the Parc del Forum where the opening night of the Primavera Sound 2023 music festival was being held.

At the time of the accident, people had been leaving the festival.

It’s not known if the victim, a 57-year-old man Scottish man who has not yet been named, had been at the concert.

TRAM Barcelona said in a tweet: “TRAM would like to send its condolences to the family and friends of the man who died in last night’s tragedy.” 

An FCDO spokesperson said: “We are supporting the family of a man who died in Spain and are in touch with local authorities.” 

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