Driver dies after government car crashes on Havana boardwalk

A motorcyclist was killed on Tuesday after being hit by a speeding government Mercedes on the Malecón in Havana.

“A short time ago on Prado and Malecón, a Mercedes hit a motorist at high speed as the poor boy was left in the act. “EPD and strength to his family in this difficult time” An anonymous user in the Facebook group said “BUS & TRUCK ACCIDENTS For more experience and less victims!”

Facebook / Bus & Truck Accidents For more experience and less victims!

In the image released, you can see what appears to be a body covered up and traffic stopped on the boardwalk by police.

Also in the “Cuba Accidents” group Users shared pictures of the incident and noted that it occurred on the Prado and the Malecón.

Facebook / Cuba Accidents

Yesterday, this Monday, a Cuban police car suffered significant damage when it ran off the road and crashed into a wall on the Malecón in Havana.

“A patrol car of the Provincial Transport Directorate (car 908) sustained substantial damage after striking a barrier and part of the height of the US Embassy,” said user Frank Gonzalez Williams of the same group.

Users remember this curve Malecon AvenueThe vicinity of the US Embassy is characterized by danger, among other reasons the pavement is wet, forcing drivers to take precautions when traveling through the place.

It is said that many accidents happen on this road. Previously, many of them had fatal consequences.

Speeding accounts for 13% of deaths and 10% of injuries, while drunken driving accounts for 142 accidents with 34 deaths and 178 injuries, according to the latest official statistics on traffic accidents in Cuba from January to October. 2023.

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total, During that period there were 6,965 accidents.

Esmond Harmon

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