Source: A motorcyclist dies in an accident with a car that occurred…
Found on: 2022-07-22 17:41:48
The Ertzaintza requests witnesses to the event that occurred this Friday morning at the Riberas de Loiola exit
Gipuzkoa roads took on a new life this Friday. A 66-year-old motorcyclist died after the accident that occurred on the GI-20 in San Sebastián against a hit-and-run car, according to the Basque Government Security Department. The Ertzaintza requests the help of witnesses to clarify the circumstances of the tragic event.
As reported by these same sources through a note this Friday afternoon, apparently a yellow Renault Kangoo collided with a Kymco motorcycle at the Polloe tunnel exit and the Amara exit through Riberas de Loiola. The vehicle later fled. The 66-year-old driver of the motorcycle, from Gipuzkoa, was taken by ambulance to the Donostia University Hospital, where he later died.
The Traffic Unit of the Er-tzaintza in Gipuzkoa requested citizen collaboration to collect data. People who could provide any information can call the Ertzaintza telephone number 943 53 91 19.
There are 13 fatalities on the roads of Gipuzkoa so far this year with the deceased this Friday, eight of them have been motorcyclists, a tragic balance that once again puts the focus on one of the most vulnerable groups on the roads
With the accident that occurred this Friday, there are already 13 fatalities on the roads of Gipuzkoa so far this year, eight of them motorcyclists. The first accident of the year was on January 9. A resident of Hondarribia died after being hit by a vehicle while riding his motorcycle through Gaintxurizketa. That same month, on the 23rd, a Yamaha rider was seriously injured on the NI towards Vitoria as it passed through Amasa-Villabona. The 52-year-old man died at the scene.
In February there were two other deaths. On the 2nd, a 48-year-old neighbor from Beasain died after being run over in Olaberria and on the 27th another 41-year-old motorcyclist from Lasarte-Oria died early on the GI-11 near Donostia. On March 25, a 39-year-old man also from Donostia died after a brutal crash in Irun.
A well-known seller of ONCE coupons from Ibarra was the seventh fatality of the year. He was run over on April 15 when he was crossing a zebra crossing marked in the direction in which the vehicle was traveling with his wheelchair. On May 3, a 69-year-old transporter died after being hit by a car in Hernani, while in June two motorcyclists lost their lives in separate traffic accidents, in Lasao and Bergara. The death of a 33-year-old from Zumaia on July 9 was the last fatality on Gipuzkoa roads until this Friday.