In the clinical-surgical hospital “Manuel Ascunce Domenech“ remain 15 of the passengers who were traveling in the private truck dedicated to the persons' transportation, which got overturned for an undue maneuver of the driver.

According to the medical report in this institution, eight of the hospitalized people are reported as seriously injured.

In the pediatric hospital "Eduardo Agramonte Piña", also located in this city, are four minors, of them two seriously injured, with cranial damages, although till now with no risk for the life.

In the accident, which happened to approximately 36 kilometers to the south of the provincial capital, in an area known as La Virginia, 12 of the passengers died instantaneously, and later another in "Manuel Ascunce Domenech" hospital.

The fact happened in the morning of last Saturday, after the driver of the truck tried, to speeding, of moving forward another similar device dedicated also to the persons' transportation, maneuver that led him to leave the paving and it, on having tried to incorporate to the route, got overturned on its left.

A report of the AIN in the middle of year pointed out that in the first semester of the year, 5 300 traffic accidents took place in Cuba over in the first semester of 2015, with 346 deceased persons and 3 859 injured, according to statistics given by the National Direction of Transit, of the Revolutionary National Police.

Translated by BA in English Language, Manuel Barrera Téllez

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