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Thursday, November 15 2018 @ 08:02 AM UTC

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Two People Were Injured After Accident At The Americas Bridge

Traffic AccidentsTwo people were injured after a collision between a sedan and a truck. The accident took place at the Americas Bridge on the road towards the city.

The car where two women were traveling as passengers was stuck under the back of the truck, but the driver was not affected because the impact was on the passenger’s side.

This accident caused heavy traffic in the area. (Telemetro)

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Traffic Fatality Reported In Nata

Traffic Accidents

Today, a man died after being hit by a vehicle in a hit and run accident reported in Nata.

The victim's body was dismembered in the street due to the strong impact of the vehicle.

Units of the Traffic Police are currently investigating this case.(La Critica)

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Multiple Collision At The South Corridor

Traffic AccidentsFour vehicles were involved in an accident on Saturday morning at the South Corridor, near the toll booth in Llano Bonito, Juan Díaz, towards the city.

The Transit Authority recommends drivers to avoid this route, because the accident has caused heavy traffic in the area. Some of the passengers were injured.

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1 Dead And 4 Injured In Car Accident In Los Santos

Traffic Accidents

Yesterday afternoon, one person died and 4 people got injured in a traffic accident reported on the road to Guarare, province of Los Santos.

The victim was identified as 24 year old Marcos Rojas, inhabitant of the Parita region in the province of Herrera.

Ismael Saez, deputy chief of the fire department in Los Santos explained the accident was a front to front collision between a delivery truck and a sedan vehicle with license plate AB3958.

The sedan vehicle had five people inside, including the victim, they collided against the delivery truck driven by Rufino Mendoza, who had Carlos Villareal as a passenger.

The most affected were the sedan vehicle passengers, two of them were taken by the 911 and the other two by the Fire Department, to the Joaquín Pablo Franco hospital of Las Tablas.

This is the second case recorded in the same place.(La Critica)

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Traffic Accident Reported In Via Tocumen

Traffic Accidents

Today in the afternoon, a traffic accident occurred at via Tocumen, before the Brisas del Golf entry, when a taxi driver hit an utility pole.

The transit authorities reported six people were injured in this accident.

The accident complicated mobilization of cars in this sector, due to the fact road widening works area being made in the area at the moment.(Mi Diario)

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Traffic Fatality Reported At The North Corridor

Traffic Accidents

On Thursday night, a man was killed after being hit by a car in the North Corridor.

The victim was identified as 28 years old Rubi Martinez Mendoza, who resided in Bocas del Toro.

The accident occurred in the Tinajitas section of the North Corridor, as said by Miguel Rodriguez, supervisor of the highway.

The National Police received an anonymous call at around 10pm informing about the accident.

304 traffic fatalities have been reported in Panama so far this year.(La Critica)

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Mule Truck Overturned In Chiriqui

Traffic Accidents

Today, a 27 years old man died in car accident in the community of Veladero, Gualaca district, province of Chiriqui.

The man was identified as Aristides Mora, early unofficial reports highlights he was driving a mule truck loaded with Compita rice, he lost control and overturned on the highway.

The victim was carrying the load of rice to the province of Bocas del Toro.(La Critica)

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1 Dead And 4 Injured In Car Accident Reported In Chilibre

Traffic Accidents

Today, a taxi driver died as the result of a collision between two vehicles on the Transístmica road, Chilibre.

Four people were injured in this accident, they were taken to the nearest hospital.

The authorities of the Transit Police are investigating the cause of this accident.(La Critica)

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Traffic Accident Reported In Veraguas

Traffic Accidents

Yesterday, a vehicle collided with a guardrail at the entrance of Santiago, province of Veraguas.

The accident occurred due to the heavy rains in the area at the moment.

Police units reported the iron tip of the guardrail was just a few inches away from the driver's chest when he was taken out of the vehicle.

After impact, the driver was taken to the emergency room of the Veraguas hospital, the driver of the blue BMW vehicle got injured but remains stable.(La Critica)

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7 Units Of The GAS Injured In Car Accident

Traffic Accidents

Today, a GAS vehicle of the National Police collided with a sedan in the North Corridor, towards Villa Lucre, leaving seven units of this entity injured.

According to reports, the sedan was driving in the opposite way, causing the accident and leaving it's driver trapped inside of the car.

Three ambulances arrived to the scene of the accident to provide medical care to the injured.(Dia a Dia)

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Several Injured In Car Accident Reported Towards Arraijan

Traffic Accidents

Today, Thursday afternoon, an accident was reported on the road to the Puente de Las Américas towards Arraijan, where several vehicles collided and one overturned.

The incident left several injured, one of them was transferred to Santo Tomas Hospital.

Traffic units arrived to the scene to investigate the cause of this accident and to try to relieve the traffic congestion in the area.(Mi Diario)

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Child Died After A Neighbor Ran Over Him

Traffic AccidentsA one year old child was killed after a neighbor ran him over in San Francisco.

The accident took place in the afternoon, when the driver did not see the child when he started running away from his mother and towards the road inside the residential area in Carrasquilla.

The child was taken to the Hospital, but after he went into a coma, the child died. (Critica)

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Traffic Accident Reported In Paso Canoas Abajo

Traffic Accidents

Today, A 24 year old man died in a traffic accident reported in Paso Canoas Abajo, Baru district, province of Chiriqui.

The victim got stuck in the twisted metal of the vehicle due to the impact.

According to unofficial reports, the driver lost control and crashed into a bus stop.

The Traffic Police is still investigating the causes of the accident.(La Critica)

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Armored Truck Overturned In Loma Cová

Traffic Accidents

Today, an armored truck full of money overturned in Loma Cová.

On site there are ambulances and firefighters, and another armored truck to transfer the money.

The area is heavily guarded and there's traffic congestion in the area.(Dia a Dia)

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Multiple Traffic Accidents At The Centennial Bridge

Traffic AccidentsA traffic accident took place this afternoon on the road towards the Centennial bridge, leaving several injured.

One of the tires of a black BMW with the license plate number 110888 that was being driven by a woman blew up which made flip over several times finally crashing a minivan with the plate number 503575.

After the strong impact several drivers stopped to assist the woman, which had injuries all over her body.

A person driving a Navara with the license plate number 564481 stopped to one side of the road to provide assistance to the woman in the vehicle and shortly after another driver crashed the Navara.

Ambulances arrived at the scene to care for the injured in this accident. (Critica)

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7 People Injured In A Car Accident In Veraguas

Traffic Accidents

On Friday, September 27th, Seven people were injured in a car accident in Valla Nazareth, San Antonio, Province of Veraguas.

The collision occurred between an Atalaya-Veraguas route bus and a particular vehicle.

The injured were immediately aided by paramedics and then transferred to a hospital.(La Critica)

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Motorcycle Driver Died After Crashing In Pueblo Nuevo

Traffic Accidents

Today, September 26th, A motorcycle driver died after crashing on Calle 9 of Pueblo Nuevo, while being chased by the police.

According to initial reports, this man was driving a black and blue Yamaha motorcycle, license number M-33875.

The chase began at the Instituto Panamericano street and Via España.(Mi Diario)

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Tragic Car Accident In Aguadulce

Traffic Accidents

Yesterday, September 25th, four people died in a car accident reported in Aguadulce.

The accident occurred especifically in the Panamerican Highway at the entrance of Pocri.

The victims were aboard of a blue Toyota vehicle with license plate 829595.

The Toyota vehicle collided with a semi trailer truck, further investigations are being made to determine how the accident occurred.(La Critica)

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Truck Overturned In Chiriqui

Traffic Accidents

Today in the morning, a truck full of cement overturned in San Juan, province of Chiriqui.

The truck apparently lost control and overturned, resulting on it's front end to be crushed.

So far, it is unknown if there's anyone injured by this accident.(TVN)

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Truck Overturned In Via Centenario

Traffic Accidents

Today in the afternoon, a truck overturned in front of the Rod Carew stadium, in Via Centenario.

The heavy vehicle belonging to a waste disposal company was headed to Arraijan when the accident occurred, this caused traffic congestion on this road.

According to reports, the truck was trying to make a turn, another vehicle tried to pass by really close to the truck and when trying to avoid the impact the driver lost control of the truck.(TVN)

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7 People Injured In A Car Accident Reported In Cocle

Traffic Accidents

Today, Monday morning, 3 students and 4 teachers were injured in a traffic accident reported in Penonome, Cocle.

The accident occurred between a school bus and a particular vehicle where the teachers were traveling in.

Aide García, head of the Ministry of Education in Cocle, said the three students of the Simeón Conte basic education center had head and body injuries.

The students and the teachers were taken to the emergency room of the Aquilino Tejeira hospital, they're all out of danger.

The Traffic Police is investigating the cause of this accident.(La Critica)

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A Tractor Overturned In Dolega

Traffic Accidents

Yesterday, Friday afternoon, a tractor overturned in the community of Palma Real, in the district of Dolega, province of Chiriqui.

The driver of the tractor, Ricardo Serrano Caballero, instantly died at the moment of the accident.

According to Erick Arauz, Lieutenant of the Traffic National Police in Chiriqui, explained the tractor overturned due to the rainy weather, but it's still relevant for them to further investigate the causes of the accident.

With this accident, the statistics of fatal traffic accidents in the province of Chiriqui increased to 44 so far this year.(La Critica)

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Traffic Accident Reported On The Frangipani Road

Traffic Accidents

Today, Thursday September 19th, a traffic accident was reported on the Frangipani road, by the Santa Fe Hospital.

One person died in this accident and two people were injured, the accident was reported at 4am.

Unofficial reports indicate the victim was driving a pickup truck at a high speed due to his alcohol intake and crashed into a power line pole.

The injured passengers were taken to the Santo Tomas Hospital for medical attention.(La Critica)

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A Car Fell Into The Caimito River

Traffic Accidents

The driver of a vehicle heading towards the capital city, lost control and fell into the Caimito river, by the Panamerican Highway in La Chorrera.

According to preliminary reports, the driver, who was assisted by employees of a company near the area of the accident, was wounded in the chest and hands, he was taken to the Nicholas A. Solano hospital, according to the authorities.

Traffic units of the National Police are in the area where the operation is performed to remove the vehicle from the river, this has caused a traffic congestion in the area.(Panama America)

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Driver Who Hit A Motorized Unit With Her Car Was Arrested

Traffic AccidentsThis afternoon a driver who ran over a motorized police unit and left the scene was arrested by police units.

The authorities managed to arrest the woman at the moment she arrived at her residence located in the main street of Bello Horizonte, in Potrero Grande, La Chorrera.

According to the information provided, a mechanic was fixing the damage caused to the vehicle upon the arrival of the authorities. The car was severely damaged on the right side.

The motorized unit is currently recovering from the injuries and bruises. (TVN)

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Truck Flipped Over By Tunnel Of The South Corridor

Traffic AccidentsOn Monday afternoon a dump truck flipped over in the South Corridor, by the tunnel, and preliminary reports state the driver lost control of the truck.

After the accident the traffic volumen increased in the area throughout the road that goes from Atlapa to Paitilla. The vehicles were being diverted towards the exit of Multiplaza.

At least one person was injured according to the report. (Telemetro)

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Young Woman Died After She Was Hit By A Car At The Coastal Beltway

Traffic AccidentsA 19-year-old woman died after she was hit by a car while trying to cross the Balboa Avenue, very close to the pedestrian bridge, by the Coastal Beltway.

The young woman was hit by a van, and after the incident the driver of this vehicle was taken to a hospital due to a nervous breakdown he suffered from the impression.

Staff from the 911 emergency service arrived at the scene to assist the woman but she was already dead.

The National Transit Police said high speed was the main cause of this fatal accident. (Critica)

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One Dead And Four Injured Were The Result Of An Accident In Punta Chame

Traffic AccidentsA collision on Saturday 31 in the Pan-American Highway by the entrance of Punta Chame resulted in one death and four injured.

The Transit Police explained the taxi driver, who died, was leaving Punta Chame towards Bejuco, but his cart was violently struck by a SUV, where four other people were travelling, who resulted injured after the accident.

Two of the injured were taken in an ambulance from the 911 to a hospital in San Carlos and the other two to the Nicolás A. Solano Hospital in La Chorrera. (TVN)

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Fatal Accident In Bugaba, Chiriqui

Traffic AccidentsJennifer María Samudio, 11 years old, died on Saturday night in Bugaba, Chiriquí, when the vehicle she was in had a head-on collision with an articulated vehicle.

The minor was traveling together with her parents and her 16-year-old brother towards Volcán, when the event took place in Porvenir, Bugaba.

The four people inside the sedan vehicle were taken to the health clinic in Bugaba to receive medical care, where the little girl died regardless of the efforts from the doctors, while the rest of the family is currently at the Hospital Rafael Hernández in David in critical conditions.

The Lieutenant Erick Araúz, from the operations department of Transit from the National Police in Chiriqui, said there have been a total of 37 victims in traffic accidents in the province, including the 11-year-old minor. (Dia A Dia)

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Car Overturned At The Centennial Bridge

Traffic AccidentsA pick up overturned on Thursday afternoon at the Centennial Bridge.

Fortunately, there were no victims after the incident, but the event did cause major traffic in the area, because the accident took place at 6:00 p.m. when many cars are travelling to the West of the city.

Apparently high speed and rain were the main reasons of this accident. (Telemetro)

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