A 68-year-old man died yesterday Monday afternoon when his car fell into the Urgell canal, in the municipality of Bellpuig (Lleida).
As reported this Tuesday by the Catalan Traffic Service, the Mossos d'Esquadra received a notice at 8:10 p.m. that a vehicle had left the LP-2015 road at kilometer 1.3, in circumstances that are being investigated
After the incident, two regional police patrols, three units of the Generalitat Fire Department and two units of the Medical Emergency System (SEM) went to the scene.
Despite resuscitation attempts, they could not save the life of the only occupant of the car, a resident of Maldà.
With this victim, there are 135 people who have died in a traffic accident this year on the interurban road network of Catalonia