The relief forces report traffic accidents this Thursday, December 23, in which motorists have lost their lives in different parts of the country.
In one of the accidents, a motorist died on Avenida Petapa and 36 calle in zone 12 of the capital.
The victim, about 28 years old, died of multiple trauma and the causes of the accident are unknown, reported the Municipal Firefighters.
In addition, another motorist lost his life in a traffic accident at kilometer 150 of the route to the Atlantic, in the village of El Rosario, Río Hondo, Zacapa.
Authorities guard the scene of the accident and regulate the traffic in the area due to what happened.
The deceased was identified as Jorge Rubén Sanabria Aldana, 46. Departmental Municipal Firefighters coordinate elements of the National Civil Police and Public Ministry at the site.
The Municipal Firefighters of Mixco reported that in front of the Milagro 2 school at the exit of the El Milagro neighborhood, Mixco zone 6, a vehicle collided with a motorist. The affected person received attention from lifeguards.
The Municipal Traffic Police (PMT) of Villa Nueva also reported a traffic accident at km 16.5 of the route to the Pacific.
At the scene, a van caught fire after colliding with a motorcycle that was apparently parked on the side of the road. There were no injuries or deaths, but there were traffic complications for several hours.
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The page Noti Cubulco reported another traffic accident at the Mirador de La Cumbre, Rabinal, where a child under 14 years of age died.
The Mixco PMT reported a collision between a car and a motorist at km 13.5 on Calzada Roosevelt in the direction of Mixco. A person transferred to a health center is reported.
Figures of traffic accidents
The Traffic Department shared the comparison in traffic accidents from January to October 2020 and 2021.
In 2020, 5 thousand 68 accidents were reported, with the result of 1 thousand 163 deaths and 5 thousand 297 injuries.
While in the same period in 2021, the data show 6 thousand 536 traffic accidents, 1 thousand 749 deaths and 6 thousand 777 injuries.
Of the absolute incidence of vehicles involved in traffic events from January-October 2021, motorcycles add up to 4,444.
Motorcycle accidents from January to October 2021