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Uruguayan MMA competitor is in a coma after crashing into a truck in Brazil

Four people from Salta who were going to compete in mixed martial arts (MMA) in Brazil they had a accident traffic on a route in the state of Rio


Four people from Salta who were going to compete in mixed martial arts (MMA) in Brazil they had a accident traffic on a route in the state of Rio Grande do Sul.

The Uruguayans were traveling to the city of Sarandí, located 620 kilometers from Salto. The athletes were in a rental vehicle when they collided with a truck, 150 kilometers from the destination.

One of the occupants of the car, Joel Chivel, suffered serious injuries and remains hospitalized in Brazil in a coma, while the rest of the team returns to Uruguay.

The driver of the vehicle, Darío Sánchez, recorded a video about the incident and posted it on his social networks.