The mayor of General Pinto lost control of his car and collided with a trailer truck

The mayor of General Pinto lost control of his car and collided with a trailer truck
The mayor of General Pinto lost control of his car and collided with a trailer truck


The mayor of the Buenos Aires town of General Pinto, Jorge Alfredo Zavatarellistarred in a strong accident in which He hit a truck with a trailer near the city of Lincoln and is hospitalized with a serious prognosis.

According to what the police officers were able to reconstruct, around 9 p.m. this Wednesday, the Volkswagen Amarok truck in which the official was traveling on Route 188 lost control – for reasons that are still unknown – and ended up crashing into the back of an Iveco truck transporting grain. The incident occurred at the Balsa intersection, approximately at kilometer 233.

Alfredo Zavatarelli, the mayor of General Pinto who was involved in a serious accident.Press

After the incident, Lincoln Police and Firefighters approached the scene and assisted the victim, who was traveling alone. Subsequently, He was urgently transferred to the Municipal Hospital “Doctor Rubén Miravalle” of Lincoln in serious condition. The route, meanwhile, remained closed for several hours, while road and scientific police officers worked at the scene.

According to the local newspaper The brandZavatarelli is located admitted to intensive care, with various injuries, multiple traumas and multiple bills. The official report reported by the municipality stated that “the presence of multiple fractures and of consideration in the costal arches, with bruise on both lungs Therefore, at this time, he is assisted with mechanical ventilation to facilitate his breathing.”

On the other hand, they determined that “There are no brain or neurological lesions that require intervention.”. In this way, health personnel will continue to monitor his evolution in the Intensive Care Unit, where he was stabilized through an induced coma. Likewise, the driver of the truck, a native of Chavas, in Santa Fe, was uninjured after the accident.

Alfredo Zavatarelli.Press

Zavatarelli – nicknamed “Freddy” – is a Peronist activist, and held several positions in local politics. Together with the Frente de Todos, in 2019 he ran for local mayor and won with 62.91% of the votes, against 35.75% for the Together for Change candidate, Daiana García. This was repeated in the 2023 elections, when he was re-elected representing Unión por la Patria (UP) with 52.59% against 47.41%, of the Together for Change candidate, Jorge Sánchez.

He previously held the positions of councilor between 2011 and 2015, and prior to that he became head of the Pinto Government Secretariat in 2003.


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