A 35-year-old man and his two children, minors, were burned to death after the vehicle they were traveling in caught fire.
The tragic accident happened at 1:00 a.m. on Tuesday on the Barinas-Táchira Highway, Troncal 005, in front of the return of Fort Tavacare from the town of Barina.
According to the authorities’ report, the victims were identified as: Sairo Orlando Busdamente Moreno (35), Orianix Gabriela Bustamante Ramírez (5) and Sairo Bustamante (12).
According to information from active agencies, Sairo Orlando Bustamante was driving a white Fiat, accompanied by his young children, to his residence in the Libertador de Socopó neighborhood of the municipality of Antonio José de Sucre in the state of Barinas. He allegedly lost control of the steering wheel and the car overturned, hitting a light pole, forcing the unit to fire with the passengers inside.
Both the father and the 5-year-old girl died on the scene of the event, while the 12-year-old teenager was assisted by firefighters, who transported him to the hospital. Luis Razetti, with 90% burns on his body and no vital signs left a few minutes after admission to the health center
It was known that the father worked as a dairy farmer in the Michay de Socopó sector.
Authorities are conducting an investigation to determine the causes of the accident.