Melany was hospitalized with brain death after being run over
Melany was hospitalized with brain death after being run over

Last Sunday morning, a drunk driver ran over two friends at the exit of a nightclub in Tigre and then fled: he killed one of them on the spot —Brenda Ayelen Joulet— and left the other brain dead, Melany Dalmau (22)who in the early hours of this Wednesday finally died after suffering a cardiac arrest, according to judicial sources confirmed to Infobae.

The driver of the carMatias Leonardo Martinez, 31 years old— turned himself in at Pablo Nogués Police Station No. 3 three hours after causing the disaster. Despite that time elapsed, the breathalyzer test confirmed that he was drunk and revealed that he had 1.38 grams of alcohol in his blood. That is, almost triple what is allowed. In his statement, the now defendant said that he “lost control and the car went away.”

After the confirmation of the death of the second young woman, now the cover of the cause changed to double homicide with eventual intent “So next week he will be investigated for the consummated crime in relation to the victim Melanie (since for her it was in the degree of attempt) ”, sources of the cause specified to this medium.

Brenda, the young woman who died instantly when she was run over at the exit of the bowling alley
Brenda, the young woman who died instantly when she was run over at the exit of the bowling alley

It is worth remembering that after turning himself in and testifying before the prosecutor Mary Virginia Toso, head of the Functional Instruction Unit (UFI) of Don Torcuato, Martínez was investigated for the death of Joulet. In turn, after the prosecutor Toso took the file over the weekend while on duty, the case became in the hands of the prosecutor Karen Bianchiof the El Talar Prosecutor’s Office.

The event occurred in the vicinity of the Tropitango dance venue, located on the east collector of the Pan-American highway and the intersection with Defensa street. That had been the place chosen by Brenda Ayelen Joulet to celebrate her 22nd birthday, where she arrived accompanied by her friend Melany Dalmau (22) and two other people. However, what started as a celebration turned into a tragedy. Both were run over by a Citroen C3, driven by Martínez, who did not stop his march to assist the victims. and escaped in an unknown direction.

In this scenario, it is also important to mention that this Thursday the “Alcohol 0 at the wheel” project will be voted on in the Chamber of Deputies. If it is favorable, it will have a half penalty and will go to Senators. The proposal, which reforms Law 24,449, has the support of most political forces and aims to reduce the alcohol limit allowed for anyone behind the wheel of a vehicle from 0.5 to 0 milligrams.

Currently, Traffic Law 24,449 prohibits driving any type of transport with a blood alcohol level greater than 500 milligrams per liter of blood and, for those who drive motorcycles or mopeds, it prohibits doing so with a blood alcohol level greater than 200 milligrams. Likewise, the law establishes a zero tolerance of alcohol consumption for drivers of vehicles destined to the transport of passengers of minors and cargo.

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“The only thing we know is that the guy lost control, hit them with the rear end and leaves, runs away. My sister’s friend, Brenda, died instantly and my sister has been in intensive care since yesterday morning, ”Evelyn, a relative of Melany, told the channel earlier this week. C5N. In this sense, he added that day that the doctors, in addition to confirming brain death, told them that they wait for Dalmau —law student and substitute school counselor for the Frente de Todos in the Malvinas Argentinas party— “Say goodbye and let your heart stop beating.”

The post dedicated to him from the school Dalmau graduated from, EES School No. 13 "Jorge Luis Borges" of Grand Bourg, in the province of Buenos Aires.
The post dedicated to him from the school Dalmau graduated from, EES School No. 13 “Jorge Luis Borges” in Grand Bourg, in the province of Buenos Aires.

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