The truck driver involved in the fatal accident that occurred this afternoon on Avenida Marítima de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, at the turn of the Julio Luengo tunnel, was unharmed thanks to the fact that he was wearing his seat belt. Atestados de la Policía Local is responsible for the investigation to try to determine the causes of the accident, in which other two vehicles were involved.
The transport collision against the median that divides the north-south diversion to the aforementioned tunnels occurred at 2:20 p.m. According to the consulted sources, In the accident, other two vehicles were involved.
Al lugar se desplazó an ambulance of soporte vital básico del Servicio de Urgencias Canario (SUC), cuyos sanitarios atendieron en el lugar al camionero. Este, sin embargo, resultedó ileso al tener el cinturón seguridad puesto, como precisaron las mismas fuentes. In any case, el profesional indicó a los sanitarios que acudirá a un centro de salud If in the next few hours, there is a problem related to the collision.
The accident generated kilometric retention on the Autovía Marítima y algunas calles adyacentes como Juan XIII durante approximately two hours por el cierre de uno de los dos carriles. Además, from the informative panels and the social networks, drivers are recommended to avoid this road.
At 4:45 p.m., once the truck was removed, normalcy returned to the city’s main arterial road. In the service, the firemen of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria also participated in the removal of large tonne loads.