Truck Loses Control - Runs Over MOP Workers on Highway

Tuesday, November 01 2011 @ 03:06 PM EDT

Contributed by: Don Winner

#Panama - A truck driver lost control of the vehicle he was driving on the downhill coming to the bridge over the Martín Sánchez river, rolling over three workers from the Ministry of Public Works who were installing signaling and signs on the roadway. One was killed while another was maimed, losing a leg, and another fell into the river. The injured were taken by ambulance to the Nicolás Solano hospital in La Chorrera. The highway was closed while the victim's body was recovered, near Las Arboledas and the Puente Montelimar. (Telemetro)

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