a a collective taxi driver dies after being hit by a freight train during an incident registered this morning in Maipú municipality in the metropolitan area.
The incident happened at the intersection of Camino and Melipila with 3 Poniente, confirmed by the captain of Carabinero Matthias Soto.
"Unfortunately, around 6:00 am, a private car that passed past Poniente in the south does not respect the railway signal at the junction of the road and was hit by a freight train going to San Antonio, "he said.
"This vehicle was completely damaged and the driver with a vital risk at the moment, "he added.
in consequence, the driver died when he was transferred to El Carmen Hospital in Maypu.
Traffic has been interrupted in the sector and several deviations have been recorded in the surrounding streets.
ACCIDENTE TRANSIT? Tres Poniente with Camino Melipilla, collision between collective charges and freight train. The driver of the car died on the way to the health center. Transit interrupted // @Cooperation pic.twitter.com/6pIWXmK3Mi
– Jean Claude Penyan (@JCPenjean) April 25, 2019
A police procedure that was developed by a man killed in an incident early in the morning in Tres Poniente, Camino and Melipilla. Attention to the forthcoming deviations that need to be met. Transit trip to Melipica without interruptions #Maipu pic.twitter.com/3WYLe8JM4u
– UOCT_RM (@UOCT_RM) April 25, 2019