Volunteers from Comandos de Salvamento of El Salvador, Ilopango section, along with other first response institutions, respond to a traffic accident that occurred early Wednesday morning on the Pan-American Highway at kilometer 25.
Around three in the morning, the rescuers from Comandos de Salvamento of El Salvador arrived at the scene and found a man trapped inside his vehicle, which had collided with one of the trees in the median of the highway, with the cause of the accident unknown.
The victim, identified as Will Alfredo Astovio, 55 years old, was traveling from West to East on the Pan-American Highway when the accident occurred, with him being the only occupant of the vehicle.
The rescuers from Comandos de Salvamento of El Salvador managed to free the victim, who had suffered multiple injuries, and he was subsequently taken to a medical center.
Rescuers from Comandos de Salvamento of El Salvador attended to an injured person during a brawl that erupted over a plate of food in the vicinity of Parque Libertad, in San Salvador.
According to reports, a person who apparently has mental health issues was having lunch when Luis Ernesto Rivera, 51 years old, in an argument, threw the plate of food at him and was subsequently attacked with a branch, causing injuries to his skull.
The volunteers from Comandos de Salvamento of El Salvador arrived at the scene of the incident and stabilized Luis Ernesto Rivera, whom they later transferred to Fosalud de San Jacinto for medical assistance.
According to authorities, the aggressor was apprehended by the National Civil Police.
This is the second case reported in the capital city that resulted in injuries. Yesterday, two people were injured with a knife in another brawl.
Two women, traveling with other colleagues from a telephone company, suffered injuries in different parts of their bodies after being trapped among the twisted iron of the vehicle they were traveling in with 5 other people, following a collision with the rear of a microbus unloading passengers.
This incident occurred around eight in the morning on the Army Boulevard at kilometer 9 near the Social Security Institute of Ilopango.
According to the report, the driver of the unit transporting employees of the telephone company failed to stop and collided with the rear of the microbus unloading passengers in the area.
Units from Comandos de Salvamento of El Salvador, using hydraulic equipment, managed to free the women who were traveling in the front seat alongside the driver, who was unharmed. The first victims who were traveling in the back of the telephone unit were assisted by a Social Security ambulance passing through the accident site.
The women who were trapped were identified as Alexandra Palacios, 27, and Jaquelin Navas, 20, both promoters, and were admitted to the Social Security Institute of Ilopango.
Late in the evening, Comandos de Salvamento of El Salvador assisted two people who suffered stab wounds after being involved in a brawl that left more injured, with the exact number unknown.
The incident took place on 1st East Street and Monseñor Óscar Arnulfo Romero Avenue in San Salvador, around three this afternoon. Volunteers from Comandos de Salvamento of El Salvador were alerted, as were authorities from the National Civil Police who arrived at the scene of the incident.
Two of the stab wound victims were identified as Samuel Alexander López Lucero, 38 years old, and Roberto Antonio Chávez Morales, 42 years old. Both were stabilized and subsequently taken to a medical center.
Comandos de Salvamento of El Salvador does not know the exact number of injured, nor what caused the brawl among the individuals.
Comandos de Salvamento de El Salvador, seccional de Sonsonate, realizaron el rescate de un hombre que había quedado atrapado por la correntada de agua provocada por las fuertes lluvias de la noche del domingo.
El percance fue registrado sobre la Avenida El Ángel, de Sonzacate, donde el conductor de un automóvil tipo sedán se vio atrapado por la fuerza del agua que baja sobre dicha arteria, provocando que solicitara auxilio ya que el vehículo era arrastrado por la corriente.
Elementos de la Unidad de Guardavidas de Comandos de Salvamento de El Salvador, seccional de Sonsonate, lograron llegar hasta el automotor, donde lograron rescatar con vida al señor Hernán Álvarez, de 47 años.
Los voluntarios con la ayuda de cuerdas y equipo especial lograron poner a salvo al conductor del automotor que únicamente pudo observar después de estar en tierra firme, como la corriente de agua arrastraba su auto por más de 100 metros.
Mientras que, Emerson Javier Flores Flores, de 22 años, fue auxiliado por los guardavidas, cuando su motocicleta era llevada junto a Él por la fuerza del agua. La víctima presentaba laceraciones y traumas en varias partes del cuerpo.
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