Traffic accident leaves at least four dead and several injured

At least four dead and several injured is the preliminary report of a traffic accident that occurred this Saturday in Suchitepéquez.

The accident occurred at the El Brote farm, on the road that leads from Chicacao, Suchitepéquez, to Santiago Atitlán, Sololá.

It is presumed that the vehicle in which several residents were transported fell into a ravine of about 10 meters when the brakes failed in a curve.

The Chicacao relief brigade transferred two men, ages 19 and 49, to the Mazatenango Hospital emergency room.

On the road was the body of one of the deceased while the other three bodies were left in the ravine inside the vehicle.

The version of the injured transferred is that they were returning from a trip to Santiago Atitlán when the vehicle lost its brakes on a curve, plummeting into the ravine.

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