3 die in ATV accident in Altos del Maria

A four wheel vehicle rolled over killing 3 individuals and leaving 2 more seriously injured.

3 people died following a roll over of a four wheel vehicle (ATV).  The incident happened on Saturday afternoon, March 31st inside the private  Altos del Maria residential area, district of Chame, Panama West.

Two of the victims died at the accident site and the third victim died at the San Carlos Polyclinic where the Fire department took him.

2 other were seriously injured and transported to Nicolas A. Solano hospital in La Chorrera.

It was originally reported that the vehicle in which the 5 were traveling in may have had issues with the breaking system.

The victims were Venezuelans.

To date, a total of 14 people died due to traffic incidents in Panama West.