Two seriously injured in a head-on collision on the A-140, near…

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Found on: 2022-09-11 17:39:03

The accident figures do not stop growing in the province of Huesca. This Sunday, a new accident occurred on the highway A-140near Tamarite de Litera, has left a balance of two seriously injured. In addition, there have been significant retentions during victim relief efforts.

According to sources from the Civil Guard, the incident occurred around 6:50 p.m. at the height of the kilometer 16,700 from the A-140. For unknown reasons, a car and a van collided head-on. As a result, two people have been seriously injured. One of them had to rescued by DPH firefighters having been trapped in the vehicle. has been mobilized 112 helicopter to transfer one of the wounded to the Miguel Servet Hospital in Zaragoza while the other has been evacuated to the Hospital of Barbastro.

In addition, this afternoon there has been another traffic accident in the port of Monrepos, on the A-23. According to the same sources, a biker has suffered a road exit and has had to be treated by the health services for minor injuries.

The high accident figures that the province of Huesca is registering, where 22 deaths have already been recorded this year, twice as many as in all of 2021, has led the DGT to instruct the Civil Guard to intensify surveillance on the roads, even with patrols from the Zaragoza sector. Of the 19 accidents with fatalities, seven have taken place on roads of the regional network, six on national roads, three on highways and dual carriageways and another three on local roads and paths. And as for the causes, eight have been due to road exits and seven due to frontal collisions. And of them,is were for distracted driving (especially cell phone misuse) and another eight for speeding.

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