Driver flees after crashing and overturning truck with wood in Colcura

This Thursday a truck overturned at the height of Colcura, in the commune of Lota. The vehicle was carrying a load of wood, which was scattered all over the track, for which the police authorities had to suspend traffic on the highway. Meanwhile, the driver, who also hit a minibus, fled.

During the day this Saturday, a driver fled after overturning and crashing his truck with wood, against a minibus, at the height of Colcura, in the commune of Lota, in the Bío Bío region.

According to records shared with Radio Bío Bío, the pieces of wood were scattered along the highway, over a length of at least 100 meters.

Truck with wood overturns in Colcura

At around 3:30 p.m. this Saturday, a truck that was traveling from south to north along the highway that connects Arauco with San Pedro de la Paz, overturned at kilometer 34, in front of Colcura.

According to what was reported, the cargo vehicle turned in the area of ​​a curve in Burbotwhere it also hit a minibus.

In addition, the large pieces of wood that he was carrying in the trailer came loose and ended up along the track, on an esplanade of at least 100 meters.

Emergency personnel and Carabineros arrived at the place, who suspended traffic.

Although no injuries or deaths were reported, it was reported that the truck driver had fled.

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