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Tragic clash in Bariloche: two tourists from Buenos Aires and an Army volunteer died


A Kangoo with four travelers collided head-on with a car on a section of Route 40. There is one injured person with a reserved prognosis.

a shocking 

The crash had a tragic balance in the access to


by route 40:

three people died

when a utility truck collided head-on with the car of a mountain volunteer, early Monday morning.

As a consequence,

two of the passengers died immediately

, while a third died in the early hours of Tuesday after being admitted.

The crash occurred on Monday morning, in front of the access to the El Pilar I neighborhood, in the south of Bariloche.

According to police sources reported to local media,

they were traveling in a Renault Kangoo utility vehicle with three tourists who came from González Catán

, province of Buenos Aires.

For reasons that are still being investigated, he hit a Volkswagen Suran head-on.

According to the first tests, the hypothesis indicates that

the Suran probably crossed the lane

suddenly and rammed the Kangoo.

This was stated by the prosecutor on duty in Bariloche, Guillermo Lista, to the newspaper Rio Negro. 

Lista commented that on the asphalt they found no signs of braking.

Therefore, they suspect that

the impact occurred in seconds.

Gustavo Ariel Luis Ybañez

, who was driving, and his companion,

Mariana Elizabeth Herrera

, were traveling in the Kangoo


The tourists were heading in the direction of Lake Gutiérrez.

The driver died instantly, while the woman died on her way to the operating room.

They were both 50 years old. 

In the back seat was a direct relative of both, who was trapped between the irons and the chassis, forcing the firefighters to cut the remains of the car to remove them


The man was

admitted to the Ramón Carrillo

de Bariloche hospital, in serious condition.

On the other side, the driver of the Surán was able to be rescued alive from the place of impact, but he had a very serious condition.

That is why he passed away this Tuesday in the same hospital. 

This third victim was identified as

23-year-old Gonzalo Beltrán


He was a volunteer at the Bariloche Military Mountain School and was on his way to the city.

"Thank you very much Gonza for defending and wearing our colors

, may you rest in peace. Goodbye," the La Cumbre Sports Club wrote on Facebook, where the guide played soccer.

"We send our condolences to the Flia Beltrán, acquaintances and friends of who Gonzalo was and that they manage to find resignation in the face of such an irreparable loss," they added.

Mendoza: a man and his two daughters died in a frontal collision between a truck and a van

This Sunday morning in Pareditas, San Carlos, in the province of Mendoza, was tinged with tragedy when

a father and his two daughters aged 9 and 11 died in a fatal accident.

The man's wife and mother of the girls, meanwhile, had to be hospitalized with serious injuries


The event occurred on Route 40 at 9:30 a.m., when a truck and the van where the victims were traveling collided head-on.

The local newspaper Los Andes reported that

the victims are Ramón Aramburu (59) and his daughters: Camila María Morales Aramburu (9) and Guadalupe Aramburu (11).

 Meanwhile, a 55-year-old woman who was traveling as a companion was taken to Scaravelli Hospital with a possible hip fracture.

According to sources from the police and the provincial Ministry of Security quoted by the Mendoza outlet, the Scania brand truck was driven by a 38-year-old man, who was driving along the north-south route.

The investigators' main hypothesis is

that one of the two vehicles crossed the lane and caused the crash.

 The truck driver was referred to the Victorio Tagarelli Hospital with polytrauma.

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Source: clarin

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