driver of a vehicle rammed to a group eight cyclists walking around this sunday morning C-243passing through the municipality Castellbisbal (West Valley). There are two of the cyclists dead as a result of severe blow and three more injured As reported by different assessments Catalan Transit Service (SCT). The driver entered the opposite direction and after being overtaken discharge. this Mossos d’Esquadra they have activated a device to identify and stop it.
The car involved in the incident was found parked in Martorell square by the local police of that town about two hours after the incident. The windshields are completely broken.
One of the victims dies after being run over by the driver whose whereabouts are not yet known. in motion and shortly after another is in the hospital Vall d’Hebron from Barcelona. A third cyclist was seriously injured and transferred to Bellvitge hospital, as was a fourth, less serious condition. According to the emergency service report, the fifth person affected was slightly injured and was discharged from the scene. Three people escaped without injury.
this Mossos d’Esquadra They got the notification at 10:47. close to the crime scene, FGC Martorell Vila stationfive Catalan Police Patrols, firefighters Five ambulances and a medical helicopter from the Generalitat, Sistema d’Emergències Mèdiques (SEM).
The road was closed to traffic for hours and reopened to traffic around 13:00.
111 people died on intercity roads
He stated that in 2022, 111 people lost their lives in accidents on intercity roads in Catalonia. Transport. Of that total, six are cyclists, four more than in the same period in 2021. In this sense, SIAVT (Servei de Informació i Atenció a les Víctimes de Trànsit) is available 365 days a year for family members and those affected. to provide guidance and information about post-accident procedures, to obtain information about available resources, to obtain information about the rights granted by the current legislation, and to receive psychological support in case of a traffic accident.
Contact can be made at the toll-free number 900 100 268 or via the website Kurbanestransit.gencat.cat.