GlobalPipe overturn causes total closure of Nuevo León highway

Pipe overturn causes total closure of Nuevo León highway

A traffic accident occurred on the morning of this Thursday, February 1 and caused the total closure of the highway to Colombia in the municipality of Salinas Victoria, Nuevo León.

The mishap involved a pipe, which overturned on kilometer 22 of this busy road.

Salinas Victoria authorities mobilized to the site to address the situation and asked citizens to take alternative routes for the remainder of this day.

Elements of Municipal Traffic and Civil Protection and Salinas Victoria Firefighters Official already on the scene providing the corresponding attention, circulate with caution,” wrote the Municipal Security Secretariat.

Civil protection from Nuevo León was also present at the scene, while ruling out the presence of injured people.

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According to reports, the pipe was carrying sugar, and according to the photographs circulating on social networks, it had collided with another truck, this one transporting blocks, whose driver, apparently, was not injured either.

So far no injuries have been reported at the site, however, Civil Protection of Nuevo León indicated that a lane is obstructed by the cargo truck that ended up on the asphalt.



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