The mayor of General Pinto suffered an accident and is hospitalized in serious condition

The state of Zavatarelli’s Amarok truck after the accident. (Argentine News)

The mayor of General Pinto, Alfredo “Freddy” Zavatarelli, was involved in a serious accident last night on National Route 188, when he was traveling in his personal truck and collided with a truck transporting cereals. The crash occurred in the Balsa crossing, in front of a school located at kilometer 235, and near a silo plant. The Pintense community leader is admitted to intensive care in serious condition in the Lincoln Municipal Hospital with injuries all over the body, multiple traumas and multiple injuries.

The incident occurred around 9 p.m. on Wednesday, when the official collided with his white Amarok truck against a truck with a trailer. According to the local media Provincia Noticias, the expert reports were still continuing but investigators believe that Zavatarelli fell asleep.

The crash affected the left front sector of the truck. The mayor of General Pinto was trapped in the vehicle and had to be rescued by Lincoln firefighters. He was then transferred to the party’s Municipal Hospital.

Alfredo “Freddy” Zavatarelli, mayor of General Pinto.

Multiple fractures

The last medical report indicates that he suffered “multiple and significant fractures in the costal arches, with contusion in both lungs, which is why, at this time, he is being assisted with mechanical ventilation to facilitate his breathing. On the other hand, it was determined that he does not have brain or neurological injuries that require intervention.

The mayor was traveling alone at the time of the accident. Meanwhile, the driver of the truck, a native of Chavas (Santa Fe), was uninjured in the accident.

Zavatarelli was re-elected in October of last year for another four years against the mayor of General Pinto for the Union for the Homeland party. (DIB) MM

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