The singer, actor, and television presenter Álex Casademunt died last night in Mataró (Barcelona) when the tourism who was driving collided head-on with a bus on line 5 of the Mataró Bus service, which was without passengers, for reasons investigated by the Local Police.
Despite the fact that the first information pointed out that when the former contestant of the first edition of Operación Triunfo (OT) suffered the fatal accident, he was riding a motorcycle, the consistory has specified this Wednesday in a statement that the accident occurred when Álex Casademunt was driving a car, in which it did not carry a ticket.
The accident took place at 9:44 p.m. on the Cirera road, between the França and Great Bretanya squares, on the bridge that passes over the Mataró ring road (C-32).
According to the statement, the accident occurred “due to a head-on collision between the left corners of a passenger car, which was traveling downward, and a bus on line 5 of the Mataró Bus service, which was circulating without passengers in the direction of the hospital” of the location.
As a result of the accident, four vehicles of the Fire Brigade of the Generalitat were activated, which released the mortal victim, three of the Medical Emergency System (SEM) and four vehicles of the Local Police of Mataró.
The body of the victim, which the council only identifies with his initials, was transferred to the Institut de Medicina Legal de Catalunya for an autopsy, while the bus driver was unharmed.
The Local Police “are investigating the circumstances of the incident to determine the causes,” concludes the statement from the municipality of Matanzas.
The death of Álex Casademunt, 39, was confirmed this morning by his representation agency Telegenia, which in a message on Twitter stated: “We are very sorry for the news of the death of Álex Casademunt. Much encouragement to the whole family and their friends. Rest in peace. ”
Born in Vilassar de Mar (Barcelona) on June 30, 1981, Alejandro Casademunt González worked as an electrical appliance technician when, after seeing an advertisement, he signed up for the first edition of the Operación Triunfo contest, issued between 2001 and 2002 with great success. by Spanish Television, and in which it was in tenth place.
In this popular talent contest, he coincided with other artists such as Chenoa, Rosa López, David Bisbal, Natalia Rodríguez and David Bustamante , with whom he recorded the popular song “Dos Hombres y un destino”. Upon hearing the news, they expressed their pain: “Our family has broken up,” Nuria Fergó has written.
Mañaco. Nadie como tú me hacia reír tanto. Me quedo con tu suavidad, tu sentido del humor y con las miles de mariposas que sentía siempre que te veía y me mirabas con esos ojazos azules.Te amo con todo mi amor. Preparado universo, allá va un ser de luz maravilloso ✨💫🌟🤍 pic.twitter.com/V64uv2AYIL
— Veronica Romero-Vero (@veroboxmusic) March 3, 2021
Te quiero Alex. Te quiero mucho. Ve tranquilo aquí siempre estarás a nuestro lado. Mi música es tu voz. @alex_casad todo mi cariño familia,amigos mis compañeros. 🌹🙏
— Chenoa (@Chenoa) March 3, 2021
— Roberto Leal (@RobertoLealG) March 3, 2021
Te presentaste al casting con tu tatuaje en el cuello, tu desparpajo, tu sonrisa pícara y nos enamoraste. Así te quiero recordar, Alex. Lleva tu alegría allí donde vayas, aquí la echaremos mucho de menos. 💔#DepAlexCasademunt
— Noemí Galera (@NoemiGaleraN) March 3, 2021
At the end of the contest he was part of the group Fórmula Abierta, along with fellow contestants Geno, Javián, and Mireia, who published the album ‘Still there is more’, which included the hit ‘I love you more’.
In 2003 he decided to start a solo career and that same year he released the album ‘Inquietudes’, with 14 songs, including ‘Jugándome la vida entero’, which reached the top of the Spanish charts.
From that year on, he began to present and participate in television programs, such as’ Los Lunnis’ and ‘¡Mira who baila!’, On TVE, or “Crónicas marcianas”, on Tele 5, and to act in television series such as’ La soup boba ‘, from Antena 3, together with Lolita Flores or María Barranco.
In 2006 he presented the ‘Cantamania’ contest on TV3 together with the singer Roser, and returned to the OT academy to present the program ‘El chat de Operación Triunfo’, in its fifth edition, to join the team the following year of ‘The Ana Rosa program’, on Telecinco, where he was a television commentator.
After participating in various television programs and competitions, in 2013 he released the single ‘Sé’ with his brother Joan Casademunt, with whom he would present the following year ‘You make me feel’.
As of 2016, he collaborated in the program ‘Hora punta’, presented by Javier Cárdenas in La 1, and in 2016 he returned to the stage with the help of Fórmula Abierta , which in this second period formed himself, Javián and Tessa Bodi.
Recently, Álex Casademunt had been the father of a girl.