15 Mar, 2024 @ 13:50
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One killed while others remain trapped in 40-car pile-up on the AP-7 motorway in Spain

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TRAGEDY AVOIDED: On AP-7 motorway

A PILE-UP involving 40 cars in foggy conditions on the AP-7 motorway has left one dead, two people trapped, and five seriously injured.

The incident occurred at kilometre 455 of the AP-7 motorway at 8:40am this morning, with injured victims taken to La Plana de Vila-real hospital nearby.

According to the local fire service, 40 cars piled-up in a collision between Nules and Alquieres after a bank of fog enveloped the road, leaving visibility dangerously low.

The deceased victim is reported to be the driver of the car first involved in the incident.

The road has since been shut in both directions with the Guardia Civil advising drivers to seek alternative routes.

Police, ambulance and fire services are attending the scene. 

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Ben Pawlowski

Ben joined the Olive Press in January 2024 after a four-month stint teaching English in Paraguay. He loves the adrenaline rush of a breaking news story and the tireless work required to uncover an eye-opening exclusive. He is currently based in Barcelona from where he covers the city, the wider Catalunya region, and the north of Spain. Send tips to [email protected]

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