PanAmerican Highway MVA

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Patient being extricated by our staff. .

Volunteers from Comandos de Salvamento of El Salvador, Ilopango section, along with other first response institutions, respond to a traffic accident that occurred early Wednesday morning on the Pan-American Highway at kilometer 25.

Around three in the morning, the rescuers from Comandos de Salvamento of El Salvador arrived at the scene and found a man trapped inside his vehicle, which had collided with one of the trees in the median of the highway, with the cause of the accident unknown.

The victim, identified as Will Alfredo Astovio, 55 years old, was traveling from West to East on the Pan-American Highway when the accident occurred, with him being the only occupant of the vehicle.

The rescuers from Comandos de Salvamento of El Salvador managed to free the victim, who had suffered multiple injuries, and he was subsequently taken to a medical center.

After impacting a tree, Comandos de Salvamento and Green Cross supporting the patient. 

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