Ambulance crash kills driver en route to Quepos

A 32-year-old ambulance driver died Wednesday night when his vehicle struck a truck and two other vehicles, said the Judicial Investigating Organization.

The victim was identified by the last name of Astúa. The ambulance was returning from Puntarenas to Quepos and contained two patients, including one that was 88 years old.

Agents still are investigating the crash. It happened about 11 p.m. in Paquita. The two patients and the two family members inside the ambulance survived.

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