Four dead and 18 injured left the crash and subsequent overturning of a 350 truck at the end of the afternoon of this Carnival Tuesday, on Libertador de Acarigua avenue.

The 22 people were on the platform of the vehicle and returned to their homes, in the 19 de Abril neighborhood of Acarigua, after enjoying the last day of the holiday at a spa.

The authorities of the Fire Department and Civil Protection of the region reported the incident, in which a 6-year-old girl, identified as Dexireth Mendoza, lost her life, as well as Iris Coromoto Zerpa (48), Alberto Vásquez (62 ) and Yenifer Colmenares (18).

The injured were transferred by officials from both organizations to the Jesús María Casal Ramos hospital, in Acarigua-Araure, with generalized polytrauma. Their names are Carlos Enrique Nava Eulacio (32), Yoraima Coromoto Vásquez Silva (37), Yurbelis Carolina Oliveros Pérez (30), Anjahir Xavier Jiménez Colmenares (36), Junior Alejandro Chirinos Vásquez (23), José de la Rosa López Aguilar ( 40), Mary Coromoto Silva (57), Ender Vásquez (18), María de los Ángeles Núñez Quevedo (25), Javier Vásquez Silva, Yeferson Colmenarez (16), Ricardo Vásquez (15), Rosdeiby Aguilar (12), Fabián Mora (11), Enderlin Vásquez (8), Sahir López (4) and Orianny CC, just one year old.

According to the official report, the passengers were traveling in a Ford truck, model 350, red, license plate 357AAY, and were expelled when the driver collided with the sidewalk and overturned, leaving the unit with its wheels up, between the pedestrian crossing. and the fence of a house.

The driver, identified as Carlos Vásquez, fled the scene minutes after the accident. It is presumed that he lost control of the vehicle due to a front tire burst and speeding in which he was driving. After the search for him are the police agencies.


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