The hypothesis of driver distraction of a truck is the hypothesis main cause of the multiple accident that caused this Monday three deaths on the AP-7 as it passes through Barberà del Valles. According to sources consulted by EL PERIÓDICO, the accident investigators found no trace no emergency brake of the truck that caused the collision. This circumstance would explain the violence of the accident. Now the Mossos specialists in traffic accidents are trying to elucidate the reason for the alleged diversion at the wheel.
The truck driver was arrested as allegedly responsible for the multiple accident will go to court this Tuesday. According to the Mossos d’Esquadra, the driver will testify under the charge of three reckless murders and as many crimes of injuries as people injured in the accident.
The accident in which they were involved five vehicles, It ended with one person in a critical condition, another in a very serious condition, another less serious and seven minors. The truck driver tested negative for alcohol and drugs performed by the Mossos d’Esquadra.
We continue with problems on the AP-7 after the accident this afternoon at the height of Barberà in the direction of Tarragona. Maybe someone should watch what happens every day in this section where, despite the existing radar section, it has an exaggerated accident rate that leaves 3 deaths today. pic.twitter.com/I7UWSd3hKr
– Anti-radar Catalonia (@antiradarcatala) 24 January 2022
The multiple collision occurred shortly before 3pm at kilometer 146.5 of the road in the Tarragona direction. The accident caused the fire of a tourism. The three deceased were the occupants of the burned car and two of the subsequent passengers of another car.