Charly Cabrera, well-known football player Leapdied after several days in hospital as a result of the traffic accident in which he was involved, on January 26th at kilometer 565,600 Route 3. It lies on the border between Artigas and Salto.
The police announced this on Monday. And he added that his 8-year-old son remains in serious condition at Pereira Rossell Hospital in Montevideo.
The family was traveling in a car that was hit from behind in the middle of the road. Cabrera’s daughter, a 17-year-old teenager, died at the scene, he reported at the time. Underlined.
The impact caused the vehicle to catch fire and the driver of the hit truck immediately began to remove the family. First he did it to the 34-year-old man, then he saved the 8-year-old boy and the 33-year-old woman. He was unable to reach the 17-year-old teenager who was in the back of the vehicle.
According to authorities, the alcohol test on the driver of the second vehicle produced no results.
Salto prosecutor Gloria Nicolini is investigating the causes of the accident. The affected family comes from Salto and traveled to the town of Cainsa, near Bella Unión, to visit relatives. Charly Cabrera was a well-known football player for the Ceibal de Salto club. Club Atlético Ceibal expressed its support to the player and his family in a public letter.