A40 cut for 5 hours, driver injured

A40 cut for 5 hours, driver injured
A40 cut for 5 hours, driver injured

An accident took place this Tuesday, May 28 in the middle of the morning, on the A40 near the town of Bossey, in Haute-Savoie. A heavy goods vehicle hit an ATMB vehicle which was signaling a construction zone. The driver of the truck was slightly injured, according to ATMB.

A major accident took place on the A40 motorway this Tuesday, May 28, between a heavy goods vehicle and a motorway service vehicle.

In the middle of the morning, around 10 a.m., a truck hit an ATMB (Autouroutes et tunnel du Mont-Blanc) signaling trailer, near the town of Bossey, in Haute-Savoie.

The driver of the truck was slightly injured during the accident, indicates the ATMB. He was treated and transported to the Alpes-Léman Hospital Center (CHAL). No highway company officers were injured.

The accident took place in the direction of Mâcon at the entrance to a work zone which was indicated by light arrows attached to the trailer, explains the highway company.

The highway was cut between the towns of Annemasse and Archamps. “A 3 km traffic jam formed as we approached the area”, ATMB announces at 10:10 a.m. on its website. This grew and was estimated at 5 km shortly before noon.

According to the ATMB, traffic was restored shortly before 3 p.m. this Tuesday.

A diversion had been put in place: drivers were invited to exit at interchange 14, that of Annemasse, and to follow the alternative route S23. They could then return to the motorway at interchange 13.1, that of Archamps.

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