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Drunk truck driver got on the sidewalk, ran over a family and killed a 2-year-old girl in Argentina

A fatal accident that occurred last Saturday at noon shakes the town of Villa Celina, La Matanza, in Argentina. The accident occurred when an out of control truck ran over a family and killed a 2-year-old girl who was riding on her grandfather’s shoulders. The victims were about to cross Roosevelt Avenue when the truck climbed onto the sidewalk, knocked over a utility pole that fell on them, and immediately ran over them. The driver was intoxicated with 1.45 grams of alcohol in his blood.

According to what was reported by the local media Massacre Infothe tragic event took place after 1:30 p.m. on Saturday at the intersection of Calle 9 with Roosevelt. A camera recorded the fateful moment. Rubén Medina, 65, was carrying his 2-year-old granddaughter on his back. Next to them walked the girl’s mother, Dalma Denise, 25.

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When the family was about to cross the avenue, a Ford 14000 truck conducted by Ariel Rodriguez Rocha37 years old, went up to the curb of the sidewalk and first collided with a public lighting pole, which fell on the father with the girl. In his actions, a 22-year-old man who works in a laundry in the area was also injured, as he learned THE NATION. But the fact did not end there. far from stopping, the truck continued to move and ran over the victims who were lying on the ground.

“The cries of the girl’s mother were terrible, terrifying”Luis, a witness told the media. The members of the family were rushed by a white van that stopped on the avenue to a private sanatorium in Villa Madero, but the girl died in the health center due to the multiple injuries she suffered.

Prosecutor Dr. Fornaro, from UFI No. 1 in La Matanza, in charge of the investigation for aggravated manslaughterordered the apprehension de Rodríguez Rocha and requested that a blood sample be performed in order to establish the presence of substances in the blood. Finally, it was determined that the trucker was drunk: he had 1.45 grams of alcohol in his blood.

Source: Elcomercio

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