A serious accident involving a truck and a motorcycle caused traffic complications at km 546 of BR-040, close to Viaduto da Mutuca, in Nova Lima, on the afternoon of this Friday, February 2nd. The incident occurred, causing not only inconvenience, but also requiring emergency attention from rescue teams.
According to information from the Fire Department, the seriousness of the situation led a doctor from Via 040, the concessionaire responsible for managing the stretch, to request the support of an aircraft to assist the victims. Despite this, the helicopter ended up being dismissed and the victim was taken to a hospital unit by the Mobile Emergency Care Service (Samu).
To date, the exact dynamics of the accident have not been reported by the competent authorities. The concessionaire reported that the incident caused a significant slowdown in traffic, extending approximately 9 km in the vicinity.
Rescue teams are on site to provide assistance to victims and carry out the necessary procedures. The situation continues to be monitored to ensure the safety of those involved and minimize impacts on the flow of vehicles in the region.
Drivers traveling along BR-040 in the vicinity of km 546 should pay attention to traffic information provided by the competent authorities and consider alternative routes to avoid further delays.