More than 10 traffic deaths were recorded over the Easter weekend in Rio Grande do Sul

More than 10 traffic deaths were recorded over the Easter weekend in Rio Grande do Sul
More than 10 traffic deaths were recorded over the Easter weekend in Rio Grande do Sul

The Easter weekend has already seen at least 12 deaths in traffic accidents on roads in Rio Grande do Sul, according to a survey carried out by the report this Sunday morning (31). In the region, deaths occurred in São Sebastião do Caí, Montenegro and Bom Princípio, all cities in Vale do Caí. Furthermore, a young man died in Sapiranga, in Vale do Sinos.

Accident took the life of a child at the beginning of the weekend on RS-122, in São Sebastião do Caí

Photo: São Sebastião do Caí Fire Department

Child among the victims in Vale do Caí

An accident took the life of a child at the beginning of the holiday season. On Thursday (28), at around 6:30 pm, a four-year-old girl died after a car overturned. The accident occurred in São Sebastião do Caí, at kilometer 8 of RS-122. The driver of the vehicle she was in lost control, collided with a concrete pipe used as a trash can and, on impact, overturned.

Also on Thursday, a 38-year-old driver died on RS-415, at kilometer 6, in Bom Princípio, at around 1:20 am. The victim was traveling in the Bom Princípio-Tupandi direction when he lost control of the vehicle, the Mitsubishi L200 Triton truck overturned and the body was thrown out.

Still in the region, a 74-year-old man was run over in the early evening of Thursday at kilometer 1, of RS-287, in Montenegro. According to the Civil Police, the Mobile Emergency Care Service (Samu) was called. The victim was taken to the municipal hospital and died on Friday morning (29).

Accident with 4 deaths

The accident with the highest number of victims occurred on Good Friday (29) between Dom Pedrito and Santana do Livramento, in Campanha. In total, four people died: the driver of a minibus with Viamão license plates and three passengers of a truck registered in Uruguaiana. The accident occurred on BR-158.

Death in the Valley of the Bells

In Vale do Sinos, a 20-year-old young man died in a traffic accident in the early hours of Friday (29) in Sapiranga. Two motorcycles collided at 4:08 am on Rua Theno Strassburger, in the Industrial neighborhood, which resulted in the death of Bruno Silva de Souza.

Taquari Valley

An elderly man died in a traffic accident on Friday in Lajeado. The fatality occurred around 6 pm, when the driver lost control of the car at kilometer 342 of BR-386.

The 64-year-old driver reportedly lost control of the vehicle in the yard of a gas station adjacent to the highway, near the Conventos neighborhood. According to the PRF, at high speed, the Ford Focus hit a dirt ramp and propelled itself into the distance.

North coast of the state

At least two deaths were recorded on the north coast of the state. On Saturday (30) a young man died when the black Honda City he was driving collided with a wall at Condomínio Ventura Club, in Xangri-lá, towards Estrada do Mar-Avenida Paraguassu.

On the same day, around 7 pm, a cyclist died after being run over in Cidreira. According to the Military Brigade Road Command (CRBM), the accident occurred at kilometer 30 of RS-786. A Ford Ecosport, with Cidreira license plates, was traveling towards Tramandaí-Cidreira when, according to the 36-year-old driver’s report, it was surprised by the victim on the highway.

North of RS

This Sunday (31), in the north of the state, in Colorado, a man was the fatal victim. The traffic accident occurred at kilometer 13 of RS-402, around 3:30 am. The driver was driving a Volkwagen Golf when he lost control on the curve, fell into a ditch and overturned.

The official numbers of occurrences on state and federal roads will be released on Monday (1st) by the Military Brigade Highway Command (CRBM) and the Federal Highway Police (PRF).

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