Tragedy: Five people died in a head-on collision in Santa Fe
SANTA FE.- Another tragedy in the National Route 34which confirms the nickname of “death route”. This morning, minutes before 8, Five people died when two cars collided head-on at kilometer 278 of that road that connects Rosario with the extreme northwest of the country, in the jurisdiction of Tacural, department of Castellanos, 165 kilometers to the center-west of this province.
After the violent impact, one of the cars caught fire and now its four occupants were charred to death. The other victim is the driver of a Fiat Siena. Until 10:15, the Criminal Investigation Agency (AIC) of the Ministry of Security of this province, had not reported the identities of the fatal victims.
Members of the Santa Fe Police and the Gendarmerie carried out the traffic cut to allow access for Volunteer Firefighters from Sunchales and Ceres, and medical service personnel from hospitals in the area.
Meanwhile, staff of the Provincial Road Safety Police made the pertinent detours so as not to concentrate vehicular traffic, taking into account the important flow on a Sunday day in winter holidays.
The motorists and carriers who traveled through the area, some 60 kilometers north of Rafaela, head of the Castellanos department, They observed the fire coming from the violent frontal collision and were the ones who reported the accident to the Argentine National Gendarmerie post. located in the area.
Meanwhile, officers and non-commissioned officers of the The Rafaela Road Squad were the first to arrive at the accident site and they had a security operation with beacons. When the fire was completely extinguished, the gendarmes saw the charred bodies of the occupants of the burning vehicle.
Now, through the license plates of the vehicles involved as well as their apparent model, They try to investigate both the origin and the identity of the five deceased people. The required criminal investigations are also carried out to try to verify what was the cause that produced the violent road accident.
The investigators summoned the prosecutor on duty at the Public Ministry of the Accusation (MPA) of the Courts of Rafaela, who ordered the continuity of the road safety operation ordered by the Gendarmerie officers, such as carrying out the rigorous criminal investigationswhich will be carried out by the agents of the Scientific Area of the AIC Criminal Investigation Agency of the Santa Fe Police.
Five days ago, on the same National Route 34, a family was decimated. In this case, in the collision between a car and a long-distance bus killed a couple, and two of their grandchildren, minors, they were seriously injured.
The collision was recorded around 9 o’clock last Tuesday at the intersection of national routes 34 and provincial 39, in the jurisdiction of Arrufó, department San Cristobal230 kilometers northwest of this capital.
The fatal victims were identified as Marcos Juarez and Miriam Giovanni, both natives of the province of Tucumán. The couple and two minors, identified as Crystal Y Lautaro Marinotti -grandchildren of the marriage-, traveled in a Volkswagen Fox that collided with a micro of the company “La Veloz del Norte”, coming from Quiacabound for the city of Buenos Aires, driven by a man named Ramos, who was uninjured.
The occupants of the car were natives of Tucumán and had spent the weekend walking in the town of Villa Trinidad, 13 kilometers from the place where the accident occurred. The collision was of such impact that the car was dragged about 50 meters.