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Corralejo's lay preacher hurt in car accident

Penny Melville, the lay preacher for the Anglican Church of St. James, was injured in a car accident on Saturday night. She was returnuing from the airport after picking up some friends, when a car coming in the other direction hit her vehicle. Apparently the couple in the oncoming car were arguing about how fast the man was driving. The woman pulled on the handbrake to slow him down causing the car to skid across the road in front of Penny's. Six police cars and two fire engine attended the accident and it took the fire crew more than two hours to free all the people from the wreckage. Penny is suffering from a broken rib and foot and her husband, Mike, also has a broken foot and extensive bruising. Their friends also suffered injuries and all four were taken to the hospital together with the occupants of the other vehicle.

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