Four young people under the age of 20 die when the car in which six occupants were falling down a ravine in Lugo

Four young people under the age of 20 die when the car in which six occupants were falling down a ravine in Lugo


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The driver was the sole survivor of the accident, although he is in serious condition.

An agent of the Civil Guard next to the damaged vehicle.
An agent of the Civil Guard next to the damaged vehicle.Emilio PrezEFE

Four young people, two boys and two girls, between the ages of 19 and 17, have died in a traffic accident registered this Saturday morning in the Lugo municipality of young in which the driver of the car, where a sixth occupant was traveling, was also seriously injured and was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

As reported by the Civil Guard, the incident occurred early this Saturday at kilometer 1,100 of the LUP-2604 highway, where a car in which six people were traveling, all of them young, suffered a road exit, impacted Against a power line pole, he flipped over and ended up falling down a drop of about four meters.

The four fatalities are residents of the Lugus municipality of Ribadeo. They are two men, aged 19 and 18, and two women, one also 18 and the other 17, according to sources from the emergency operation consulted by Europa Press.

In addition to the four deceased, two more people were traveling in the car. The 19-year-old driver was seriously injured and was emergency evacuated to the Hospital Lucus Augustus of the provincial capital. The sixth passenger, also 19, suffered minor injuries and was taken to the A Maria Hospitalsituated in Burela (Lugo).

The accident occurred on a sharp curve located in The Rigueirain the vicinity of the urbanization palm tree. As reported by the accidental chief lieutenant of the Lugo Traffic subsector, Jose Manuel Santisothe car was drawing a curve when it left the road on the left side, hit a concrete pole of the power line and plunged, after turning over, down an embankment of about three or four meters until it ended on a farm. private.

The wrecked vehicle was observed at 09:40 a.m. by a resident of the area who gave the warning to the emergency center of the 112. Agents of the Civil Guard and a device articulated by Health Emergencies 061 made up of three ambulances, a medicalized helicopter and personnel from the continuing care point of Nursery (Lugo).

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The bodies of the four deceased have been transferred to the Lugo forensic anatomical institute where autopsies will be carried out. At around 1:00 p.m., the wrecked car, a maroon-coloured Citroen C4, was removed by crane under the supervision of Civil Guard Traffic agents, who are investigating the causes of the accident.

pronounced curve

Speaking to the media from the scene of the accident, Xove councilor, Demetrio Willowhas indicated that the area where the car left the road is a pronounced curve in which no marks have been left on the asphalt.

The road is a regional road that connects some of the main parishes of Xove with the capital of the municipality, where none of the deceased reside.

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