ALGECIRAS (Agencies) Acting Councillor for Sport on Algeciras Council, Julio Martínez Fírvida, 69, was involved in a serious accident while out cycling yesterday afternoon on the A-7 at the turn off for the A-381. He and his companion were taken to the hospital. Fírvida has fractures of the face and other contusions, while his companion was released after treatment. Guardia Civil reports indicate that the bikes collisioned with each other to avoid hitting or being hit by an Opel Frontera accessing the A-7. The acting Councillor, a long time cycling enthusiast, is due to leave his post on June 10 as the result of recent local elections.