The small refrigerator-truck was completely destroyed: according to the accounts of some witnesses, “numerous explosions” would have been heard
Genoa – On the A10 highway, traffic has been blocked just before 7 am in both directions between Albisola and Savona due to the fire of a heavy vehicle at the height of kilometer 40.
Before and after the blocked section they formed 5 kilometers of queue in the direction of Savona and 4 kilometers of queue in the direction of Genoa: the small refrigerator-truck was completely destroyed, and according to the accounts of some witnesses numerous explosions would have been felt.
The police are present on the site, i emergency vehicles and Autostrade per l’Italia staff, who recommend using the A6 motorway for travel.
photogallery: the fire of the truck on the A10
Road conditions are upset
Due to the accident, the mandatory exit to Savona was established for light vehicles only for those coming from Ventimiglia, with return to Albisola; the heavy vehicles that proceed in the direction of Genoa must instead take the A6 and the A21 and then follow the signs for the Ligurian capital.
Light vehicles that travel in the direction of Savona they must exit at Albisola and return to Savona after covering the ordinary road system, but Aspi recommends anticipating the exit at Varazze; heavy vehicles must travel on the A26, the A21 and subsequently the A6.
Finally, who comes from the A12 must take the A7, the Novi Ligure branch, follow the A21 and then the A6.
Impact also on Aurelia
As was imaginable, the accident also had repercussions on Aurelia, with very intense traffic starting at 9 in Albissola Marina (image above) is queues starting from Varazze; strong slowdowns also in the A6, going down to Liguria, with a couple of kilometers of tail starting from Altare.
Identical situation in Savona in the city, with practically paralyzed roads just before 10 (photo below).
Toti: «We want answers immediately»
Of course, he also spoke about the accident the president of Liguria, Giovanni Toti: “Another day of passion on our highways – he wrote on his profile on Facebook – The plan that the ministry is making apply to Autostrade must be withdrawn and changed as soon as possible”. Again: «It is clear that the multiplication of construction sites greatly increases the possibility of accidents. Tomorrow’s security cannot be traded for today. We asked for the end of the construction sites in June with the opening of double lanes by direction of travel starting from July, for a partial return to normal. We want to know what Autostrade and Mit intend to do. Immediately!”.