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Tragedy in Córdoba: he took his granddaughter to school, ran over a horse and died


It happened at La Cumbre. The young woman suffered injuries, but is out of danger.

07/28/2021 15:00

  • Clarí

  • Society

Updated 07/28/2021 3:00 PM

A tragic accident occurred during the morning of this Wednesday in the province of Córdoba.

A 64-year-old man

who was taking his granddaughter to school was killed when his car hit a horse that crossed the road.

The dramatic event took place on

National Route 38

, at kilometer 71, in the jurisdiction of the city of La Cumbre

, located 96 kilometers northwest of the provincial capital.

The victim, a native of the town of

Villa Giardino

, was driving around 7:30 am aboard a Chevrolet Corsa with his 17-year-old granddaughter, with whom he was going to a secondary school located in Los Cocos, a town located about fifteen kilometers away. from La Cumbre.

In dialogue with local media, Inspector Commissioner Claudio Sánchez reported that

a horse suddenly crossed the paved road

and the man could not avoid ramming the animal.

The vehicle ended up against one of the guardrails, with the windshield exploded and part of the front destroyed. 

The car ended up against one of the guardrails with part of the front destroyed.

Photo The Voice of the Interior.

As a result of the crash,

the driver lost his life, while the young woman was injured

and was referred to the local hospital, where she is out of danger.

The animal, meanwhile, did not survive the accident.

Judicial Police and Caminera personnel worked at the site.

"We had to make a total cut in the route, with detours in La Cumbre and at the junction between Route 368 and Los Cocos," added Commissioner Sánchez, in relation to the operation in the area.

Another case

Last Sunday, a Cordovan family that spent the weekend in

Mina Clavero

collided with a wild boar on the Altas Cumbres road, near the El Cóndor area.

The driver's wife said: "The animal crossed and my husband saw it when it was on it."

The car hit the wild boar head-on and the driver had to perform

several maneuvers to avoid a rollover


"Five minutes ago I had fallen asleep, I woke up because the airbag went off," said the woman, who also said that they had been saved "miraculously."


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Source: clarin

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