One person dead and three injured in a traffic accident in Cabra del Camp
One dead person and three less serious injuries is the balance of a serious traffic accident that occurred this afternoon in the municipality of Cabra del Campo (Alt Camp), according to sources from the Catalan Traffic Service.
The events occurred at kilometer point 6.3 of the TP-2311 road, which connects El Pla de Santa Maria with Sarral through Cabra del Camp.
Two passenger cars have collided head-on: a Renault and a Seat. The driver of one of them has died instantly and the passenger has been less seriously injured, as well as the two occupants of the other vehicle. The three have been evacuated to the Joan XXIII Hospital in Tarragona.
At half past seven in the evening the road remained closed to traffic. Around a quarter past eight traffic has been restored.
Four firefighters, five Mossos d'Esquadra patrols, as well as three ambulances and the SEM medical helicopter have traveled to the scene.
With the person killed today there are already 126 deaths in traffic accidents on interurban roads in Catalonia this year.
Another deceased in 2018
The TP-2311 road was already the scene of another fatal accident in which two cars also collided head-on. It happened at quarter past one in the afternoon of September 19, 2019 at kilometer point 1,300, in the municipality of El Pla de Santa Maria. The fatal victim was a 28-year-old female driver. And the woman who was driving the other vehicle was transferred in serious condition to the Joan XXIII Hospital in Tarragona.
This same year 2022, at 8:36 a.m. on January 19, another accident occurred at kilometer 9, in the Sarral district. A passenger car went off the road and overturned. The driver suffered minor injuries.
And last year there were also accidents. Two of them were caused by the appearance of a wild boar on the road. One of the mishaps occurred on January 30, at seven in the morning, at kilometer 7,300, in the municipality of Sarral. And the other on October 27, at ten in the morning, close to today's, at kilometer 6,100, in Cabra del Camp.