Friday 5 March 2021

Driver of Vehicle That Slammed Into Ambulance Did Not Have A License

Two people died and three more injured in the collision. So far this year 39 people have died in traffic accidents.

The driver of the vehicle that slammed into an ambulance Wednesday morning, in which two people died, in Caldera, Puntarenas did not have a driver’s license.

The collision in Caldera Wednesday morning

The Consejo de Seguridad Vial (Cosevi) confirmed they have no record of the driver. The lack of a license was also confirmed by German Marin, head of the Policia de Transito.

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Dead in the accident was 81-year-old Práxides Leandro Marín González and a 12-year-old (whose name is withheld for being a minor). Injured in the crash were also two other minors, a 15 and 17-year-old, the latter the brother of the dead girl. Three other people were treated in hospital and released. The license less driver remains in hospital in delicate condition.

In a video by Teletica and Accidendes de Costa Rica, we can see the driver of the SUV losing control, crossed the median, and slams into the oncoming ambulance almost head-on..

In the first 38 days of the year, 39 people have lost their lives in traffic accidents. This number is only of the deceased at the scene.

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