A man aged around 60 died this Tuesday after being run over by a truck on Highway 6 (A6), in the municipality of Elvas, Portalegre district, GNR and Civil Protection sources told Lusa.

A source from the Alto Alentejo Sub-Regional Emergency and Civil Protection Command indicated that the fatal collision, for which the alert was given at 20:09, occurred at kilometer 156 of the A6, in the direction of Elvas-Badajoz, close to the border with Spain .

The fatal victim is a man aged around 60 and death was declared on the spot, according to a source from the National Republican Guard (GNR), adding that the man’s body was sent to the mortuary of Hospital de Santa Luzia, in Elvas.

Eleven firefighters from Elvas, the National Institute of Medical Emergency (INEM), Brisa and GNR were mobilized to the site, supported by six vehicles, including the Immediate Life Support (SIV) vehicle from Elvas.

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