The Ministry of Security reported on the accident reported this afternoon by social networks on International Route 7, in the high mountains, in which a truck driver died after colliding with a hill and falling into the void at the height of kilometer 1,206.
The incident happened at 15.45 when the driver of Renault tractor truck, semi loaded with banana boxes, He was on Route 7 from Chile to the City of Mendoza and when he arrived at the scene for reasons that are trying to establish lost control of the road and hit a hill.
Impact Product the tractor of the truck fell into the void and the semi was on the bench.
The driver was transferred with severe polytrauma to the Uspallata Hospital. At 18.45, Pedro Balmaceda (48) passed away.
According to the first inquiries, the shot would have run out of brakes.
The Fiscal Office of the 23rd Police Station intervened.
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