15 die in tractor accident in California (PHOTO)

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  • 15 people die in accident between tractor and SUV in California
  • In the place they found 14 bodies and another person died on the way to the hospital
  • Several injured were taken to two hospitals for medical attention

At least 15 people are killed in an accident between a tractor-trailer and a pickup truck SUV in the southern state of California, United States, according to information published by the news portal of The New York Times.

The terrible The accident occurred this Tuesday, February 2, 2021, on state highway 115 in the area of ​​El Centro, California, a city 60 kilometers west of the border with Arizona and near the border with Mexico.

About him shock between the tractor and the SUV in California, Jake Sanchez, a spokesman for the California Highway Patrol, said the truck driver had minor injuries in the accident.

The police authorities reported that 14 bodies were found at the scene and seven more people were taken to the hospital, however, one of them died on the way.

Judy Cruz, managing director of the Regional Medical Center’s emergency department, reported at a press conference that two people were sent to Pioneers Memorial Hospital in Brawley, California.

The rest of the injured were taken to the Regional Medical Center, where they would receive emergency medical attention.

Before the report that was issued to the 911 emergency system, elements of the Police, rescue and paramedics came to the place. California tractor accident killed

On the news that 15 people die in an accident between a tractor and an SUV, the medical authorities gave their views.

On the one hand, Judy Cruz stated the following: “We believe there were 27 passengers in this SUV who collided with a semi truck full of gravel.” And Dr. Adolphe Edward, who held the position of executive director of the medical center, called it a “major accident.”

California tractor accident killed

“Of course, patients are going through a bit of a difficult time as you can imagine,” said Dr. Adolphe Edward, executive director of Pioneer Hospital.

“This is a major accident. We are taking care of them in the emergency room department, ”he added about the accident.

The scene of the accident is approximately 10 miles north of the Mexican border.

Just last February 11, another accident left at least 5 dead in Texas due to the lash of the winter storm.

At least 75 vehicles participated in the massive crash, after a night of sleet and freezing rain, on the morning of Thursday, February 11, the roads of North Texas woke up with ice.

According to local news channel KTVT, the massive crash caused by the winter storm occurred around 6:30 a.m. that Thursday.

18-wheelers were also involved in the crash, carrying heavy loads and overturning on other cars.

At least five people were killed in the massive crash involving 75 to 100 vehicles on a Texas highway that was slippery due to ice formed in the wake of an intense winter storm, authorities said, the Associated Press news agency reported.

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“Information will change throughout the day as we get more information,” Fort Worth Fire Department Public Information Officer Mike Drivdahl said during a morning news conference.

“We go vehicle by vehicle to make sure that anyone who is still trapped in their vehicle has been released, if possible. There are many vehicles to go through, ”added the official according to KTVT.

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