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Two people die in a traffic accident in Cienfuegos

accident, traffic, Cienfuegos

Madrid Spain.- Two people died and four were injured in a traffic accident that occurred on the national highway, between the municipalities of Lajas in Cienfuegos and Ranchuelo in Villa Clara.

According to information shared by users on the social network Facebook, a tourist car lost control trying to avoid a pothole and hit a Moskovich, coming from Placetas.

accident, traffic, Cienfuegos

The injured people were transferred to the General University Hospital Dr. Gustavo Aldereguía Lima, in Cienfuegos.

Maikel Monzón Rodríguez, surgical deputy director of the hospital center, reported that a person with a “spinal cord trauma, who was transferred to the Multipurpose Intensive Care Unit, is in a serious condition.” While another suffered a head trauma and was undergoing a computerized axial tomography. The other two injured during the accident remain under observation.

In the images shared by the group of Facebook Bus and Truck Accidents It can be seen that it was raining heavily at the time of the accident. Both cars were practically destroyed.

Last Saturday one person lost his life and 9 were injured in a traffic accident that occurred in Loma de la Ventana, one of the access points to the Cienfuegos mountain range through the municipality of Cumanayagua.

The driver Emilio Ramón Mayor Llerena, 56 years old, lost control of the truck “which plunged down one of the steep slopes, recognized for their danger.”

Between January and May of this year in Cuba there have been 4,062 traffic accidents and more than 300 deaths, which represents a daily average of 27 accidents, two deaths and 30 injuries.

According to official data, this figure reflects growth compared to the years 2021 and 2020.

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