A grandmother dies after being hit by a garbage truck in Barcelona

Tragic hit-and-run in the city of Barcelona which has ended in the worst way. An 84-year-old grandmother died this past Monday when she was hit by a garbage truck in the county town. The events took place around 17:00 in the afternoon and, until now, the causes of theaccident they are unknown

An 84-year-old woman died this Monday after being hit by a municipal waste collection vehicle in the Sants-Montjuïc district of Barcelona. theaccidentwhich occurred at number 383 of Carrer de la Mare de Déu del Port, occurred shortly after 5:00 p.m. in the afternoon.

Teams from the Accident Investigation and Prevention Unit (UIPA) of the Urban Guard, from bombers of Barcelona and the System ofEmergencies Doctors (WHICH ONE). This is the 21st fatality in a traffic accident in the city this year, five of whom were pedestrians.

The council, in a statement, regretted his death and conveyed its condolences to the family and friends. The City Council also activated the Emergency Service and Emergencies Social to offer psychological care to the victim's relatives. In addition the Barcelona Urban Guard reported the event through his Twitter account.

"We regret the death of a pedestrian in a traffic accident that occurred yesterday afternoon in the district of Sants-Montjuïc. We send our condolences to family and friends."

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Fatal collision in Tàrrega

Last September 29, a 92-year-old man was hit in Tàrrega. The Mossos d'Esquadra and the Local Police of Tàrrega were investigating a fatal hit-and-run to a 92-year-old man, in an urban section of the capital of theUrgell.

Specifically, the events happened on the C-14, at the height of the Patio, when the man crossed a place where there were no pedestrians. A truck hit him and apparently he didn't stop. The police started an investigation in order to clarify the facts of the serious collision.

On the one hand, there is the possibility that the truck driver did not stop because he did not see the pedestrian. But, on the other hand, he may have run away when he saw what had happened. Unfortunately, the grandfather died after a few hours at the Hospital Arnau de Vilanova in the city of Lleida because of the injuries he suffered.

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