Accident in El Challao: the UNCuyo student María Eugenia Di Silvestro was discharged

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María Eugenia Di Silvestro, 32, returned home after a month of being hospitalized for the injuries she suffered after overturning the truck in which she was traveling through El Challao.

In the last days we were very anxious to leave“, expressed Ivana, mother of María Eugenia, who assured that since the day of the accident, last October 17, she did nothing but keep an eye on her daughter and the evolution she had.

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Despite having suffered a fracture in his head and cervicalin addition to multiple wounds on her body, María Eugenia Di Silvestro He did not suffer neurocognitive or mobility sequelae.

The recovery of the UNCuyo student

It is now in the rehabilitation stage. She has to strengthen her muscles and her balance, which is why she was in therapy and lying down for so long, but she is all good, thank God,” said Ivana, who is a teacher in two primary schools.

The woman recounted that the UNCuyo took great care of his daughter’s evolution and that they take charge of the rehabilitation of the Philosophy and Letters student, which gave the family a lot of peace of mind by having such great help.

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The driver of the truck bit the shoulder and then overturned.

The driver of the truck bit the shoulder and then overturned.

She said that her classmates from the University and her usual friends came to visit her: “They were all very happy to see her“said her mother, adding that although María Eugenia knows what happened to her,”it’s just now clicking“.

“We are very content in every way thanks to the whole family, the Faculty, in everything related to rehabilitation. As Esther Sánchez said, he supported us in everything and took great care of my daughter“Ivan assured.

criminal investigation

The 19-year-old who was driving a Chevrolet pickup continues accused of culpable homicide and minor and serious injuriesand he was released because he has no criminal record and because there is no danger of hindering the case.

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The accident in El Challao occurred on October 17, after terminating a UNCuyo trekking activity on Cerro Arco due to a strong storm.

The accident in El Challao occurred on October 17, after terminating a UNCuyo trekking activity on Cerro Arco due to a strong storm.

Traffic prosecutor Fernando Giunta is still gathering evidence, testimonials, and confirming the injuries of the 15 victims of the accident to conclude the investigation. In any case, the cover that weighs on the young He has sentences that can be released, so it is expected that he will not be imprisoned.

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The indictment against him also includes the death of Lucia Masman, 19 years old, who was studying to be a public accountant. She was admitted to the Central Hospital for two days, in intensive care, but she died due to the seriousness of her injuries.

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Lucía Masman, 19, died as a result of injuries sustained in the accident in El Challao.  She was studying to be a public accountant at UNCuyo.

Lucía Masman, 19, died as a result of injuries sustained in the accident in El Challao. She was studying to be a public accountant at UNCuyo.

The tragedy in El Challao

The accident occurred during a siesta on Monday, October 17, when 95 students of different careers from UNCuyo They went to Cerro Arco to comply with the healthy practice imposed by the house of studies, which consisted of a trekking through the Quebrada del Durazno to Piedra Isidris.

Despite the storm warning and possible hail, the teachers in charge decided to start the activity as planned, but after 20 minutes of walking they decided to terminate it because it started to rain, it was windy and the clouds had completely obscured the sky.

When they returned to the Cerro Arco parking lot, the students they got on all the vehicles that were available to avoid the storm and get to a bus stop faster to return home.

That’s how a 19-year-old girl who had gone in a van offered them to get on all those who entered. There were 15 people, of which most of them were in the box.

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When they were driving through El Challao, near the Corredor del Oeste neighborhood, the driver bit the shoulder and when trying to resume the route she lost control and overturned. As a consequence, all of his colleagues were fired and two of them were the ones who suffered the worst. Lucía Masman, 19, died two days later, and María Eugenia Di Silvestro, who was discharged after a month at the Central Hospital.

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