He was driving a truck that crashed into the back of a truck; victim was taken to Ferreira Machado Hospital
An accident involving two vehicles on BR-101, in Campos dos Goytacazes, caused serious injuries to a pickup truck driver. He was involved in a collision with a truck, at KM 54 in the Travessão district, on Wednesday night (31). The victim’s name was not released.
According to witnesses, there was a rear-end collision between the pickup truck and the truck. The driver of the Hilux would be speeding. The accident caused disruption and traffic backup on the road.
The truck driver was rescued by a team from Arteris Fluminense, the concessionaire that manages the highway. He was taken to Ferreira Machado Hospital in serious condition. Until this publication, there was no information about his health status.
According to the concessionaire, the southbound lane of BR-101 was closed during the victim’s rescue. The congestion exceeded two kilometers. Traffic was released early in the morning on Thursday (1st).