seven injured, the A7 closed south of Lyon
An accident between a truck and a bus occurred this Monday, around 1 p.m., on the A7 motorway, as reported by our colleagues from Dauphiné Liberated.
The bus which came from Spain and which carried 43 passengers, is, according to the first information, collided with a truck, in the direction Marseilles-Lyon, at the level of the commune of Auberives-sur-Varèze.
Twenty-six firefighters, four Samu teams, including two by helicopter, went to the scene and are still on the scene.
This accident injured seven people: the bus driver, in so-called “absolute” emergency, and six passengers.
The truck driver is unharmed.
The A7 motorway has been closed to traffic between Chanas and Vienne-Reventin and there is, at the start of the afternoon, nearly 18 kilometers of traffic jam in the south-north direction and 4 km in the direction of Marseille , according to Smart Bison.
Traffic management measures have been put in place, indicates Vinci Autoroutes: in the direction of Lyon, the exit is recommended at the Valence-Romans interchange (n ° 15) and the exit and entry are prohibited at the interchange of Chanas (No. 12).