Three people were run over on the Maule road: Driver left the vehicle and fled

Three people – two men and a woman – died in a multiple hit-and-run occurred this Thursday night on a highway in the Maule Region.

The event occurred around 10:00 p.m., at kilometer 3 of Route K630, known as Road to Unihue, what connects Ruta 5 Sur with the commune of Maule, in an area with little light.

From the Fire Department, Commander Claudio Mardones reported that, according to preliminary information, “when crossing the street the vehicle reaches them and they died instantly “, in a” zone of very little luiminosidad “.

“They were collided by a car, whose driver was no longer there when Carabineros personnel arrived. All the pertinent procedures are being carried out to find him,” confirmed Captain Soledad Escobar, from the Fourth Police Station in Talca.

According to this information, the victims belonged to a gypsy camp located on the side of the road.

Meanwhile, the van driver left the vehicle at the scene and fled.

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