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Another MVA

Attending EMS providers in the back of the ambulance.

2 people were injured during an MVA that took place along the highway to the international airport at the overpass of Santo Tomas. EMS providers intervened to assist the injured and transported them to local hospitals after rescuing them from their car that had fallen over a small embankment.


The injured reported, “imperfect mechanical problems,” as the cause of the accident.

El automotor cayó a una pequeña barranca

Two DOAs from Tragic Accident

Automotor colisionó contra poste del tendido eléctrico dos personas fallecieron.

Two DOAs were supported this Monday night at Blvd Federal de Alemania y la Calle los Naranjos in San Salvador. The Accident involved 8 other survivors in the same vehicle that crashed into an electrical pole.

DOAs were 21yo Javier Rosales, and 18yo Ulises Alvarado. The injured were  Jefferson Edenilson Ruiz, Bryan José Alberto Ruiz, Josué Isaías Contreras, Andrés Alexis Segura, Yaneth Segura.  They were all transported to Hospital Rosales and Benjamín Bloom.

Other patients like Godofredo Ayala, Consuelo Josefina, Emely Rosales y Henry Hernández, were attended to at the scene of the accident.

Unidad de Rescate de Comandos de Salvamento auxilio a los lesionados que fueron llevados en la Unidad Médica a Hospitales.
Cerca de diez personas se conducían en el automotor.

One DOA and Two injured in MVA

The street was closed for more than a few hours.

Socorristas de Comandos de Salvamento auxiliaron a Hugo Abrego, de 39 años, quien resulto con múltiples junto a otro empleado al accidentarse el camión que transportaba arena sobre la carretera de Oro a la altura del kilómetro tres y medio. 39yo Hugo Abrego was assisted by Comando first responders when he was in an accident in his vehicle that was hauling a large amount of sand.

A large trailer was on the highway of gold heading east when it crashed into the rear of Hugo’s vehicle sending sand everywhere. The driver of the trailer, 24yo Carlos Francisco Cruz Rivera, died on impact. He was extricated by CDS Extrication team and handed over to Medicina Legal. 

Carlos Francisco Cruz Rivera, 24yo, was DOA.
Hugo Abrego, is supported and transported to San Bartolo Hospital..