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“Unbelievable! Giant Truck Overturns on A-7 Highway to Marbella, Unleashes Unprecedented

December 31, 2023
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Massive Truck Overturns on A-7 Motorway Near Marbella

In a shocking incident on Tuesday night, a massive concrete pump truck tipped over on the A-7 motorway just before Marbella. The accident led to long traffic queues, causing significant disruption. The truck tipped over around 7.30pm at Cabopino on the A7 highway, heading towards Marbella. The incident occurred under slippery conditions, which were exacerbated by a heavy downpour in the Marbella area.

Unexpected Rainstorm Causes Havoc

The accident coincided with a sudden and heavy rainfall in the Marbella area. The unexpected storm not only caused slippery road conditions but also brought hail. Images of Marbella residents clearing ice from their windshields flooded social media, painting a vivid picture of the chaos caused by the storm.

Truck Driver Escapes Unscathed

Despite the severity of the accident, the truck driver managed to escape without any serious injuries. This fortunate outcome amidst the chaos provided a silver lining to an otherwise disruptive event.

Traffic Disruption Lasts for Over an Hour

The aftermath of the accident resulted in long queues of traffic along the A-7 motorway. The disruption, which extended for at least a couple of kilometres, lasted for more than an hour. Authorities worked tirelessly in the rain to clear the scene and restore normal traffic flow.

Related Incidents on Spain’s A-7 Motorway

This incident follows a series of events on Spain’s A-7 motorway. Recently, police arrested a drug gang that held up a rival hash truck on the same motorway. In another incident, a British mother and daughter were struck by a ‘hit and run’ van in Spain’s Canary Islands. Additionally, self-employed truckers in Spain announced a fresh strike after a stoppage in March. These incidents highlight the increasing need for improved safety measures on the A-7 motorway.

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