Driver from a moment crashes into family car during street drag race killing father and son
Instant Speed Driver Crashes Into Family Car During Street Drag Race Killing 42-Year-Old Father And Eight-Year-Old Son In Argentina
- Germán Schoeller and Pablo Mancini were remanded in custody without bail Monday in Rosario, Argentina
- The couple had been running down a street when Schoeller’s car crashed into a family car, killing 42-year-old David Pizorno and his eight-year-old son Valentino.
- Schoeller and Mancini are charged with negligent homicide
- Surveillance camera footage released on Monday showed Mancini nearly collided with David Pizorno’s car before Schoeller slammed his vehicle into it.
- David Pizorno and his son were pronounced dead at the scene of the accident and his wife Cintia Díaz was hospitalized
CCTV footage shows the moment a driver crashed into a car during an alleged street drag race, killing a 42-year-old father and eight-year-old son in Argentina.
Footage of the March 20 crash was released on Monday of the tragic crash as the two drivers involved in the alleged race were charged with negligent homicide.
Germán Schoeller, 36, was riding with Pablo Mancini on a street in Rosario, Argentina when the crash happened, prosecutors said.
Intersection surveillance video captures the moment a Citrögen 4 driven by Mancini narrowly misses a Citrögen C3 driven by David Pizorno.
A moment later, Schoeller’s Renault Sendero crashes into the married man’s vehicle.
Pizorno and his eight-year-old son Valentino were pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.
His wife, Cintia Díaz, was rushed to a medical facility where she was treated for her injuries and then released.
Monday’s formal charge came at a court hearing, the first in which Schoeller had attended since being hospitalized with injuries sustained in the high-speed crash.
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Valentino Pizano, eight, and his father David Pizorno, 42, were killed on March 20 when a vehicle part of an illegal street race entered the vehicle driven by the elder Pizorno.
The still image from a surveillance camera shows the moment David Pizorno crosses a street intersection in Rosario, Argentina, before his car is hit
Germán Schoeller (left) told an Argentinian court he did not know how fast his car was traveling before crashing into a vehicle a family was traveling in on March 20. The accident claimed the lives of David Pizorno and his son Valentino Pizorno. Surveillance footage shows a car driven by Pablo Mancini nearly collided with the Pizorno’s vehicle before Schoeller collided with them
Schoeller was hospitalized and released on April 15, but was immediately placed at home.
A petition filed by prosecutors to place Schoeller in pre-trial detention was approved by the judge overseeing Monday’s hearing, according to the online news portal. Infobae.
“ We were able to refute, through objective evidence, what the defense argued that he was following the other vehicle and not realizing the speed, ” Rosario prosecutors Walter Jurado and Valeria Piazza said in a statement. spouse.
Schoeller could face between eight and 25 years in prison if convicted.
Mancini was also being held without bail for his role in the crash.
“ He acted with gross negligence because he was moving at high speed through an intersection with heavy pedestrian traffic, never stopping when crossing Ayacucho Street and ignoring the intermittence of said traffic light. ” , prosecutors said.
David Pizorno’s Citrögen C3 was completely destroyed after being struck at an intersection on a street in Argentina’s central province of Rosario on March 20.
Cintia Díaz survived the crash that left her husband David Pizorno and son dead
Valentino Pizorno was killed in a car crash in Rosario, Argentina on March 20
During the hearing, Schoeller admitted to having lost track of how fast he was driving his vehicle, the first he had ever owned and bought in 2019.
Authorities say the car’s speedometer was recording 82 miles per hour at the time of the crash.
“That night we got together with friends to eat, it was a frequent thing, we did it once a month. I had a glass of beer about two hours before I went out more or less, with no idea that something as bad as what happened was going to happen, ”said Schoeller.