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Two dead and 17 injured by mass transit accident in Granma

Accidente de tránsito masivo, Granma

MIAMI, United States. — Two dead and 17 injured was the balance of a mass transit accident that occurred this Tuesday in Granma province, reported local media in that eastern Cuban territory.

Reports indicate that the accident occurred in the early hours of the morning on the highway that connects the municipalities of Media Luna and Campechuela, when a GAZ 53 truck from the local UBPC Vicana Abajo, coming from Ciego de Ávila, left the road in a slope in the area of ​​La Norma.

Testimonies of local residents reflected by the digital portal Cubadebate They realize that the vehicle lost control and overturned.

According to journalists Pedro Vera Portales and Humberto Arzuaga, the deceased were identified as Yeniet Rodríguez Reitor, 39, and Yanei Remón Toledano, 40.

The newspaper The Demajaguaofficial media of the province of Granma, reports that four minors appear among the injured.

The newspaper also indicates that three people were reported in critical condition and another four as serious with danger to life.

All the wounded were transferred to the Raúl Podio Saborit polyclinic, in Media Luna, and to the provincial hospitals Celia Sánchez Manduley, in Manzanillo, and Carlos Manuel de Céspedes, in Bayamo.

On May 16, a private passenger transport truck that covered the Camagüey-Bayamo route collided with a tourist car on a section of the central highway located ten kilometers before reaching the municipal seat of Guáimaro, in the province of Camaguey.

In it accident Two people died, while seven others were injured.

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