Ain: One dead in a chain collision on the A42 motorway

A 46 year-old man died this Friday in a chain collision, which occurred on Highway A42 near the town of Miribel (Ain), near Lyon. The accident occurred around 14h15 when a car, from which smoke escaped, tried to fall back in disaster on the side. A truck and three other vehicles crashed into it, reveals Le Progr├Ęs .

Another person was seriously injured in the collision. This is a 38 year old man who had to be extricated. Two other motorists were slightly injured and a last escaped unscathed.

The motorway had to be cut in the Lyon-Geneva direction, which caused very heavy traffic jams.