With 26 deaths, July is the month with the most deaths in road accidents

Wednesday, August 03, 2022 | 3:00 p.m.

According to the statistics carried out by this morning in relation to road accidents in Misiones, it was established that July, with 26 deaths, is so far the month with the highest number of deaths so far this year, surpassing May by six cases. which ended with 20 and June and January followed with 18 and 17, respectively.

It is worth mentioning that until the closing of this edition, the total number of people who lost their lives on the streets and routes of the province was 124.

From the data collected by El Territorio, it was possible to reconstruct that the main cause of the accidents was due to collisions, 16 deaths, followed by oversights with 10. While in the last month there were three pedestrians run over.

Regarding the arteries where more events took place, National Route 12 with nine victims continues to be the one with the most cases. Followed by National Route 14 with six deaths and then Provincial Route 17 with two.

At the beginning of the month, two young motorcyclists died in Garuhapé.

It should be remembered that in the first half of the year, always taking into account the data collected by this means, the number of deaths on provincial roads and arteries was 98, with an average of 16 victims in the first six months, with the exception of March when It was the period with the fewest deaths with nine.

On the other hand, if we talk about localities, both San Vicente and Hipólito Yrigoyen, both with three deceased, are the ones that registered the most events in the last month. Although in the case of Yrigoyen, the victims occurred in the same road accident.

triple collision

This collision occurred on Thursday, July 21, around 11:45 a.m. on kilometer 1428 of National Route 12 and for this fact Rubén Barreto (43), Silvana Hirschfeld (38) and their son, Matías (3 ).

The family, along with Nahuel Nicolás (10), also the couple’s son, was traveling to Corrientes in a Toyota Etios to attend a basketball event that the oldest of the boys had to face.

Although for reasons that continue to be the subject of investigation, at a certain moment of the trip, a Volkswagen truck belonging to a Ruiz de Montoya refrigeration company would have carried out an overtaking maneuver and collided, in the first instance, with another truck with a semi-trailer that was traveling in Wrong Way.

But the worst part was the Etios that was also traveling in the opposite direction and that ended up being hit by the transport of meat substances. As a result of the tremendous collision, both vehicles ended up on the grass verge and personnel from the Volunteer Fire Department and the Misiones Police had to work for several minutes to extract the occupants of the car.

There, the death of the couple and their young son was reported, while Nahuel Nicolás, along with Mariano Rafael R. (35) and a young man, VW driver and companion, respectively, were evacuated to different care centers. Although, without a doubt, the driver and the child suffered more serious injuries and both were admitted to the Ramón Madariaga hospital in the provincial capital.

Both Barreto and Hirschfeld were nurses -she worked at the local hospital- and through their social networks it was established that in 2016 they opened a private nursing office.

In figures

124
It is the number of victims left by road accidents in Misiones so far this year, according to the statistics carried out by this morning.

98
During the first half of the year, 98 deaths were recorded in road accidents: May 20, February 19, June 18, January 17, April 15 and March 9.

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