Havana, Thursday 19 de September de 2019 08:29 am

One dead, 21 injured in traffic accident in eastern Cuba

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HAVANA, Cuba, Sep 4 (ACN) A traffic accident occurred in Tuesday afternoon, in the southern municipality of Niquero, Granma province, according to the Cubadebate website.

The accident caused 22 injuries, with 4 life-threatening victims, the most serious case was diagnosed with skull fractures and multiple chest fractures, who died after being taken to the hospital.
After the accident, the medical system at Gelasio Calaña Hospital was activated for the emergency care of the injured. The most at risk were moved to the provincial hospitals Celia Sanchez in Manzanillo and Carlos Manuel de Cespedes in Bayamo.
The accident took place on the road to Las Coloradas, near Hondon community, when a T-40 tractor had technical difficulties and capsized from the highway. It was carrying people to communities in eastern Niquero.
Traffic authorities, the PNR and the Ministry of the Interior investigate the causes of the accident.

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