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Eleven injured and motorway in Malaga province closed after accident in bad weather involving 15 vehicles
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Eleven injured and motorway in Malaga province closed after accident in bad weather involving 15 vehicles

At the time of the incident on the A-92, which happened at 9.30am this Friday morning, it was very foggy and hail was falling

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Malaga

Friday, 5 January 2024, 11:14

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The A-92 motorway as it passes through the municipality of Archidona in Malaga province remained closed for several hours today (Friday 5 January) after an accident involving 15 vehicles, according to a spokesperson for Spain's Directorate-General for Traffic (DGT) traffic management centre.

The accident happened at around 9.30am at kilometre 169 of the A-92, in the direction of Seville. Emergencias 112 Andalucía operators received several calls alerting them to a chain collision. Apparently, at the time there was heavy fog and hail was falling.

Guardia Civil traffic police, 061 ambulance services and road maintenance personnel were quickly on the scene.

One person had to be taken to hospital and ten others were assisted at the scene by health services after the multiple collision.

Due to the accident and the road closure, an alternative diversion has was opened on the A-92 M. The road was eventually cleared and reopened at around 2pm.

112 Andalucía has urged motorists to use extreme caution if driving in the Archidona area, since snow, hail and fog have already caused several accidents on the A-92, A-92M and A-7202 roads. "Follow the instructions of personnel and information panels," the emergency service coordination centre warned.

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