Thursday , June 8 2023

Casablanca: A dead man and 23 injured in the frontal collapse of the bus and the minor vehicle


A serious traffic accident occurred on Friday afternoon Pullman passenger buses and a pickup truck on the F-50 route linking the municipalities of Quilpué and Casablanca, the Valparaíso region.

According to the first antecedents, this is a front shock who left at least a deceased and just over twenty injured.

"There is a dead and 23 people injured in the interurban bus – I was traveling with 40 passengers …. confirmed Governor Valparaiso, Maria de los Angeles from Paz.

"The route is blocked, so we recommend everyone to take alternative routes," at a time when "seven ambulances were held, the Civil Protection of Domestic Affairs, the Fire Brigades, Emergency Units in Casablanca and Valparaiso," he explained.

According to preliminary information, the accident was caused by a poor maneuver of the minor vehicle, who was going to Casablanca, who was trying to advance, when he hit the front of the bus, heading in the opposite direction.

This was explained by Captain Carlos Reyes to Radio Carabineros, where he said that "the truck was heading for Casabalanca on Route F-50, when it seems that the product of an overtaking maneuver collides with the bus, the driver of the minor vehicle is losing his life."

All the wounded were transferred to the hospital in Casablanca. According to the latest SAMU staff report, 13 of them were most affected: The bus driver is serious and the risk of life, so it was derived from the campus at Carlos van Buren Hospital in Valparaíso, where he is in surgery.

Dr. Hassan Escobar explained that the driver "is in serious condition, is shocked, has a lower fracture exposed. It has stabilized and is now in the pavilion, with abundant blood loss. "

With a massive bleeding, it is very likely that the patient will die if not immediately, "he said.

In turn, Governor Marga Marga, Carolina Corti, made a call to "stroll with comfortable moments, do not hurry, to avoid future accidents, we can regret some tragedies. The province of Marga Marga has been worried since we started this season that we know that many people come from Santiago to encourage our tours like Lo Orozco and La Dormida, but as long as drivers are studying the route well enough, responsible ".

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