A motorcyclist from Zumaia dies in an accident in Azpeitia

Source: A motorcyclist from Zumaia dies in an accident in Azpeitia

Found on: 2022-06-05 17:24:21

The vehicle and motorcycle involved in the accident. / eli aizpuru

The head-on collision occurred around 6:30 p.m. on the GI-631 road near Lasao. The victim was 39 years old.

A 39-year-old motorcyclist from Zumaia died this Sunday afternoon in an accident involving a vehicle in Azpeitia. As reported by the Security Department, the head-on collision between the motorcycle and the car took place around 6:30 p.m. on the GI-631 road near Lasao. An ambulance and firefighters and the Ertzaintza have been dispatched to the scene. The health services have not been able to revive the pilot. The road has been closed for several hours. The Basque Police have requested witnesses to the accident and that they contact the investigation agents on the traffic telephone number 943 53 91 19.

There are already seven people who have died so far this year in traffic accidents in Gipuzkoa. The last one occurred on April 16 in Ibarra. It was the fatal outrage of Imanol Reguillaga Arocena. It occurred at a marked zebra crossing, with no visibility barriers in the direction in which the vehicle was traveling -entering Ibarra from Tolosa-, and the impact of the blow dealt by the car threw the ONCE salesman and his electric chair between 6 and 8 meters up the street.

The incident occurred around 2:30 p.m., when the victim, a well-known 54-year-old ONCE coupon seller, was hit by a car that was heading down Calle Euskal Herria at the zebra crossing located in the number 2. This is the main artery of the municipality, which in turn forms part of the GI-2130, the regional road that leads from Tolosa to the Navarran town of Leitza. Circumstances that make it support a lot of daily traffic.

The companion of the deceased was slightly injured as a result of the impact and was treated at the scene and later transferred to a health center. The tragic event shocked all the inhabitants of the town where the deceased was known and appreciated.

On March 25, the co-pilot of a passenger car died in Irun after the vehicle in which he was traveling left the road and collided violently with a wall. The driver turned out and had to be transferred in an ambulance to the Donostia University Hospital.

The accident occurred around 8:45 p.m. on the Molino highway in the Anaka neighborhood towards the center of Irun, when the Smart in which the two men were traveling left the road and collided with a wall. This road is a section delimited at 30 km/h.

This accident in Irun was the first with fatalities that occurred with a car in 2022, since the previous three lost their lives in motorcycle accidents.

The last death occurred on February 27. A 41-year-old motorcyclist from Lasarte-Oria died early on the GI-11 at the height of San Sebastián. The events took place around 6:45 in the morning, when the Ertzaintza received a notice that near the Urbil roundabout, at the Lasarte-Oria exit, there was a body lying on the road next to a Honda motorcycle.

On February 2, a 48-year-old resident of Beasain died after being run over in Olaberria when she was leaving work at the Arcelor Mittal plant. Like Ibarra’s victim, she was run over by a car at a zebra crossing.

The previous fatal accident took place on January 23, Sunday, when the rider of a Yamaha was seriously injured at kilometer point 443 of the NI towards Vitoria as it passed through Amasa-Villabona. When the agents went to the scene, they found the victim lying on the road, but there was no other vehicle in the area. The 52-year-old man died at the scene.

The first death of the year was that of a man from San Sebastián who died on January 2 at dawn on the GI-41, in San Sebastián. The pilot, a 35-year-old man, suffered an exit from the road in the tunnel that connects the neighborhoods of Loiola and Amara at the height of the horse, in the middle of the entrance to the city, at 4:30 in the morning.

Last year 18 people died on the roads of Gipuzkoa, 42 in Euskadi.

Three injured in a head-on collision in Zubieta

Three people were injured late on Sunday after suffering a head-on collision near Zubieta. As a result, a 56-year-old woman was evacuated by medical helicopter in serious condition, and two other people were transferred by ambulance to the University Hospital of Navarra with a mild prognosis: a 34-year-old woman and a 32-year-old man.

According to Diario de Navarra, the accident took place at 7:11 p.m. on the NA 170 kilometer point 23.5, at the height of the town of Zubieta. It was a head-on collision between two vehicles in which the Oronoz firefighters, the Saldías Primary Care team, three ambulances and the Navarra Government medical helicopter had to intervene.

A 56-year-old woman has been the most seriously injured, suffering a clavicle fracture and a contusion in the chest, for which it was decided to evacuate her by air. Another 34-year-old woman was injured with multiple contusions and a 32-year-old man with neck pain. Both have been transferred to the University Hospital of Navarra in two Basic Life Support ambulances.

Foral Police was in charge of carrying out the appropriate procedures.

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