A renowned Mendoza businessman in the logging industry died this Tuesday after crashing his truck into a fuel truck on Route 143 in General Alvear, Mendoza. He was with three boys, ages 8, 11 and 13, who were taken to the General Alvear hospital. The oldest is in serious condition.
According to police sources after the investigations carried out at the scene, they believe that the accident occurred around 3:30 p.m., when Julio Di Paolo, the fatal victim, tried to pass a car, he did not have time to return to his lane. and ended up hitting a Wico company truck head-on.
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The accident occurred on Route 143 near General Alvear, Mendoza. (Photo; Courtesy Sitio Andino)
On board the truck was Di Paolo, who died instantly as a result of the strong impact, and three boys aged 8, 11 and 13, who had to be transferred to the Alvear General Hospital.
The truck driver is out of danger. (Photo; Courtesy Sitio Andino)
On the other hand, the truck driver is out of danger. The corresponding breathalyzer test was carried out, which was negative.