A truck catches fire on the AP-7 and blocks all northbound lanes in Mont-roig

Shortly after 7 a.m. this morning on Wednesday, October 12, the emergency services received an alert of a burning vehicle on the AP-7, at kilometer 273.

It is a refrigerated truck that was circulating north and the fire (at the moment the causes of the origin are unknown) in the loading area has caused the fast lane to be cut off from 7:21 a.m. in its entirety, causing retentions of about 2 kilometres. The flames have affected the rear and vegetation near the asphalt. The driver, a priori, has come out of this mishap unharmed.

As a result of this fire, Mossos is regulating road traffic and forces drivers to exit through L'Hospitalet de l'Infant (exit 38) to prevent the road collapse from increasing. Drivers can return to the AP-7 at exit 37 (Cambrils) once they have passed this closed section.

Sources from the Servei Català de Trànsit admit that the fire is complex and that the reopening of the AP-7 to the north is going to take a long time, since once the load is off, the vehicle must be moved to allow the passage of vehicles in the north direction. north.

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