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British man is killed in Ibiza after being hit by a car

A British holidaymaker has died in Ibiza after being hit by a car in the early hours of this morning.

The 21-year-old man was killed after being hit by a Peugeot 107 around 3am as he crossed the road between the party resort of San Antonio and Ibiza town, near the entrance to a tunnel by the small village of San Rafael.

The driver of the car that hit him, an Italian who was with two people of the same nationality, passed drink and drugs tests.

He is thought to have been staying at a holiday apartment in Cala de Bou near San Antonio (pictured)

The driver of the car that hit him, an Italian who was with two people of the same nationality, passed drink and drugs tests. Pictured: Cala de Bou, where the man was thought to have been staying

The driver of the car that hit him, an Italian who was with two people of the same nationality, passed drink and drugs tests. Pictured: Cala de Bou, where the man was thought to have been staying

One local report said the man who died had been dropped off near the scene of the tragedy by a taxi driver.

He is thought to have been staying at a holiday apartment in Cala de Bou near San Antonio.

The road was closed for nearly two hours after the accident as traffic police cordoned off the scene so they could take photos and make notes for a report for the investigating judge now tasked with probing the incident.

Last August Elizabeth Buckle, 27, from London, died instantly after being knocked over by a car as she crossed a road linking the resort of Santa Eulalia and the hippy village of San Carlos in Ibiza.

The 21-year-old man was killed after being hit by a Peugeot 107 around 3am as he crossed the road between the party resort of San Antonio and Ibiza town, near the entrance to a tunnel (pictured) by the small village of San Rafael

The 21-year-old man was killed after being hit by a Peugeot 107 around 3am as he crossed the road between the party resort of San Antonio and Ibiza town, near the entrance to a tunnel (pictured) by the small village of San Rafael

Last August Elizabeth Buckle, 27, (pictured) from London, died instantly after being knocked over by a car as she crossed a road linking the resort of Santa Eulalia and the hippy village of San Carlos in Ibiza

Reports at the time said the 30-year-old woman at the wheel of the Renault Megane which knocked her down tested positive for cocaine at the scene.

Friends paid tribute to yoga enthusiast Elizabeth, known to her pals as Elle, on Facebook afterwards.

One said: ‘My dear Elle. I’m shocked and remembering our funny and beautiful summer together. This world is going to be missing you. Rest in peace.’

Police said the dead woman was holidaying on the island, although a well-placed source said she spent most of the year on Ibiza as part of regular extended breaks.

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