A collision in Pataias kills and forces the cut of the national road 242 – Region of Leiria


A collision between four light vehicles, in the parish of Pataias, in the municipality of Alcobaça, today left one fatal victim and one person slightly injured, and forced the cut of Estrada Nacional 242 (EN242), have informed the fire department.

The accident happened at 16:56, on EN 242, “with the death of an 82-year-old man and serious injuries to an 18-year-old woman,” Lusa Micael Pereira, commander, told the news agency. of the Pataias firefighters.

According to the commander, the woman “was transported to Leiria hospital”.

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Following the accident, the EN 242 standard was cut off from traffic in both directions. It was scheduled to reopen around 8:30 p.m., “after the road cleaning works,” Micael Pereira said.

19 agents were mobilized on the site, supported by eight vehicles, firefighters from Pataias, the National Institute of Medical Emergencies (INEM), the emergency medical and resuscitation vehicle (VMER) from the hospital das Caldas da Rainha and GNR.

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