Crashes claim three lives on weekend

Three persons died and one suffered serious injuries in three Saturday accidents involving motorcycles or a motorbike.

The first victim was identified by the last name of Lara.  He was 37, the Judicial Investigating Organization said. He died when his motorcycle ran off the road, crashed and threw the driver into a rock. That was Saturday night in Buenos Aires de Pocosol.

A 24-year-old man with the last name of Altamirano died Saturday about 11 p.m. when he pulled into an intersection onto a main road. Another vehicle struck him and his motorcycle. That was in Chacarita de Puntarenas.

Two persons were on the motorbike on Ruta 32 near Guácimo, Pococí, about 5 p.m. Saturday when the small vehicle was in a collision with a tractor trailer. The victim was identified by the last name of Cannet. He was 19, judicial investigators said. A second person was hospitalized.

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