Alicante airport accident victim named

The woman who died in an accident at Alicante airport has been named as Judith Coughlan (28) originally from Arklow.

It is understood the mother of two was getting ready to make a surprise visit to Arklow for Christmas when she fell from a footbridge in a bus loading area at around 5.30 last Saturday.

She was treated by emergency services at the scene before being transferred to Elche General Hospital, where she died.

The Department of Foreign Affairs has confirmed they are providing consular assistance to the family.


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