Truck driver injured – police report Gaffer after a spectacular accident on the A1

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A truck had an accident between Nyon and Gland on Tuesday morning. A section of the A1 motorway in the direction of Lausanne had to be closed. A woman drove the truck and was injured.

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The clean-up work on the A1 has now started.

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The truck lost a large part of its load.  This was distributed on both lanes.

The truck lost a large part of its load. This was distributed on both lanes.

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The accident occurred between Nyon and Gland.

The accident occurred between Nyon and Gland.

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  • A truck had an accident in morning traffic and lost its load.

  • As a result, the A1 in the direction of Lausanne was closed until further notice.

  • The travelers are asked to take the exit at Nyon.

“A spectacular accident occurred on Tuesday morning on the motorway between Nyon and Gland (VD) near Duillier,” reported a news scout. On the opposite lane there was a truck with a trailer, the load was distributed on both lanes. The truck driver, a 31-year-old Swiss woman, was injured in the accident and had to be transported to the hospital. According to the Vaud canton police, her life is not in danger.

The section between Nyon and Gland on the A1 in the direction of Lausanne had to be closed due to the accident. «Drivers have to take the Nyon exit. Because the affected section of the motorway between Nyon and Gland was damaged in the accident, it will remain closed until at least 5 a.m. on Wednesday morning, ”said the cantonal police in Vaud.

Distraction reports at the wheel

At the scene of the accident, the Vaud canton police found that drivers on the opposite lane were filming the accident scene while they were driving. Therefore, the traffic slowed down on the opposite lane, as the canton police of Vaud announced on Tuesday evening.

Because the accused were distracted during the journey, they are now being reported by the police. In the worst case, there is a risk of the driver’s license being withdrawn.

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