The fatal accident occurred at about 22 hours on Sunday, on Route No3 at the height of kilometer 158, in the department of Flores.
According to the Ministry of the Interior, the driver of a van tried to oversteer a truck and in the middle of the manoeuvre hit a motorbike head-on.
Three people died as a result: the driver of the 25-year-old bi-soldier and two of the occupants of the van, a 41-year-old woman and her 12-year-old son.
Product of the accident also the van took fire so firefighters worked on site. His 45-year-old driver managed to get out of the vehicle on his own.
According to data from Alternativa Durazno, the woman and child were domiciled in Ciudad del Plata, while the young man lived in Trinidad.