Source: the rain affected the incident with two deaths
Found on: 2022-08-31 16:38:00
The investigation of the tragic event that occurred this Wednesday morning in Manacor points out, in the absence of official confirmation, that the accident occurred when the Ford Ka was driving on the Ma-4015 and just at kilometer 4,600 on a curved section the driver lost control of the car. Apparently it was because of the wet pavement of the road by the rain that fell and the car did aquaplaning. That is, when a water wedge between the tire and the road surface. The tire loses contact with the road and the vehicle stops responding to the steering wheel. When losing control, the car ended up crashing frontolaterally against a truck of the brand Daf-Fan White color.
Both young people, aged 19 and 20, died on the spot and the emergency teams could do nothing to save them. Agents of the Traffic Group of the Civil Guard took charge of the investigation of the incident that took place at 8:50 am. Official sources from the armed institute confirmed that the two deceased are the occupants of the tourism, a Ford Ka White color. For his part, the truck driver He was slightly injured and his injuries are not serious. Several medicalized ambulances from the Servei d’Atenció Mèdica Urgent (SAMU-061), Civil Guard patrols, Manacor Local Police and a crew from the Mallorca Fire Brigade have been transferred to the scene of the event.
The firefighters, from the parks of Manacor and Felanitx, they had to proceed to the release of the bodies that had been trapped in the jumble of metals that tourism became after the accident. As of mid-morning, the road was still closed to traffic while emergency crews worked and removed the affected vehicles. At 10:10 a.m., the medical examiner He was finishing his report and the judicial authority ordered the removal of the bodies. The lifeless bodies of the young people were transferred to the Institute of Legal Medicine where it is expected that in the next few hours they will undergo the autopsy.
The driver of the truck involved in the deadly accident in Manacor tested negative for breathalyzer test. As soon as you arrive Civil Guard At the scene of the event, the Benemérita agents subjected the driving professional to the corresponding alcohol and drug control. Both tests were negative. Although the man was unharmed in the incident, he was very affected by what happened. In his statement, he noted that he could not do anything to avoid crashing into the car which literally went under the truck.