A20: the motorway still closed in the direction Paris-Toulouse, in Souillac, following two consecutive accidents
The A 20 motorway is still closed to traffic this morning, following two consecutive accidents at 3 a.m., then at 4.15 a.m., in the Paris-Toulouse direction, just after the Souillac interchange, at kilometer point PK 321 and PK322.
Indeed, a van first overturned on the traffic lanes. Only in question, the occupants were supported by the firefighters. They are two men aged 24 and 28, slightly injured and transported by the emergency services to the Cahors hospital center.
09h00: Dir Toulouse after exit 55 Souillac: The accident involving 3 heavy goods vehicles is still ongoing.
Convenience stores must clear the left lane as quickly as possible.
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Although the traffic is far from heavy at this time of the morning, the first trucks and vehicles arriving at the scene of the accident formed a traffic jam. At approximately 4:15 a.m., an additional accident occurred when several trucks struck the rear of the stationary vehicle roster. At least three trucks weren’t carrying edibles.
As for the drivers, one of them had to be taken out of his cabin, he presented a broken leg. A second, slightly injured, was also taken care of, the other two being unharmed.
The Lot gendarmerie is on site and calls for the utmost caution, the towing operations of damaged heavy goods vehicles are in progress. Convenience stores must clear the left lane. A detour has been set up, vehicles are required to leave the A 20 motorway at the Souillac tollbooth. Entry is prohibited.