Tuesday, September 20, 2022 | 11:24 p.m.
A pedestrian who tried to cross the highway was hit by a driver driving a Toyota Corolla and died instantly. The incident occurred tonight on the highway between Candelaria and Garupá. The route is cut off.
The incident occurred at 9:00 p.m. at kilometer 1261 of National Route 12 in the department of Candelaria.
The Toyota Corolla that was driven by Roberto L. (42 years old) was traveling in the Garupá-Candelaria direction and for reasons that are the subject of investigation, hit a pedestrian who was presumably trying to cross the asphalt road from west to east. As a result of the impact, the pedestrian identified as Ramón Alberto C., 64, lost his life on the spot.
According to the first witnesses, the man got off the bus and tried to cross the route where he met the tragic end. A few meters from the place there is a pedestrian bridge.
The Police arrived at the scene and proceeded to cut off the route while waiting for the Scientific Police and Police Doctor on duty for the corresponding skills.