Within five hours, two people died in traffic accidents in Joinville, in the north of Santa Catarina. A motorcyclist was one of the victims and the other a pedestrian.
Motorcycle ended up under the truck after an accident – Photo: Ricardo Alves/NDTV
The first accident occurred around 8 pm this Friday (2), on Senador Petrônio Portela Street, in the Zona Industrial Norte neighborhood. The collision involved a truck and a motorcycle, which ended up under the vehicle after the crash.
According to the Volunteer Fire Department, the man was going to a football game and, when passing by the place, he would not have seen the parked truck and ended up colliding with the other vehicle.
The driver of a passing car found the motorcyclist seated and then called for help. When rescuers arrived, however, the victim was already in cardiac arrest. He was treated, but did not survive his injuries.
Five hours later, another traffic accident killed a pedestrian. Firefighters were called around 1am this Saturday (3). The victim was found on Guanabara Street, in the Fatima neighborhood. The vehicle that hit the pedestrian was not found at the scene of the accident. The Military Police were also called to deal with the incident.