The 28-year-old who died after a traffic accident involving a Ford / Cargo truck and a Fiat Palio was identified as William Flores da Silva by the Civil Police. The collision took place in the early hours of this Thursday (22) at kilometer 20 of the RS-240, in the municipality of Capela de Santana.
Accident with death on RS-240, in Capela de Santana
According to the Military Brigade Road Command (CRBM), as reported by witnesses and one of the drivers, the truck was traveling along the road, in the direction of Montenegro-Capela de Santana, when near a bus stop, the Palio, driven by the young man, who was traveling in the opposite direction, invaded the truck’s lane, causing a frontal collision between the vehicles.
The driver of the Palio was trapped in the wreckage and had to be removed by the Fire Department, being rescued while still alive and sent to Montenegro Hospital by the Mobile Emergency Care Service (Samu). He succumbed to his injuries and died at the nursing home.
The São Leopoldo Emergency Police Station (DPPA) requested an on-site expertise and the track was fully released hours later.