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The cyclist GermÃ¡n Chaves.
Instagram by Germán Chaves, Courtesy
The cyclist Germán Chaves.
The cyclist’s father was stuck in a tire of the truck that ran over them. Chaves leaves a daughter.
Find the validation of The Lie Buster at the end of the news.
Colombian cycling is in mourning. Cundinamarqués cyclist Germán Chaves, 28, died this Sunday after being run over by a truck on the Tunja-Bogotá highway, at the height of the highway that connects the municipalities of Chocontá and Villapinzón.
According to the authorities’ report, the driver of the cargo vehicle would have had a microsleep.
(In context: New tragedy in Colombian cycling: Germán Chaves died hit by a van).
The accident that left Germán Chaves lifeless
The official report shared by the authorities says that a call was received around 12:57 p.m. due to a traffic incident.
“The crash on the North Highway via Tunja, kilometer 64, where a turbo vehicle is involved, of which apparently the driver presents a micro dream and goes off the road, running over two cyclists who were traveling through the sector“, reads the report shared by the authorities.
“One of them loses his life on the spot, the other is trapped in a vehicle tire. The patient stabilizes and is taken by ambulance”the text continues.
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According to sources around the cyclist, Chaves had been training with his father before the tragic accident happened. The cyclist’s parent would be the one who had to be rescued after falling under one of the vehicle’s front tires.
🛑🚨#Attention Serious accident leaves two cyclists lifeless 🚨🛑
The alleged microsleep of the driver of a cargo vehicle would have caused the tragedy that caused the death of two cyclists, on the journey that left #Villapinzón leads to #Choconta When the vehicle left… pic.twitter.com/q7uIrPY0Jz
— NCT NEWS (@NCTNEWS) June 4, 2023
Chaves, who was part of the Coldeportes-Zenú and EPM Scott squads and currently ran for Sistecrédito, had a daughter with his partner.
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