Accident A16 Today: 24 injured in car crash in the Somme near Bettencourt Saint Ouen

Accident A16 Today: 24 injured in car crash in the Somme near Bettencourt Saint Ouen

Accident A16 Today – Ten cars, including a big goods vehicle, were involved in a serious traffic accident that happened this Sunday, January 21, early in the morning in the Somme, close to Bettencourt Saint Ouen. This Sunday, January 21, at least 24 people were hurt in a traffic accident on the A16 motorway close to Bettencourt Saint Ouen, a town in the Somme, according to the prefecture. The collision involved 29 persons in total.

This Sunday morning at approximately 6:15 a.m., an accident occurred on the A16 near kilometer point 147 in the direction of Boulogne-Paris. This significant traffic accident included ten vehicles in all, including a huge freight van. The emergency services reported 24 injuries, of which 3 were deemed to be in an absolute emergency and were airlifted, while 21 were classified as relative emergencies. Along with the gendarmerie, SAMU, and the departmental fire and rescue service, firefighters are currently on the scene.

As a result, there is a diversion on the secondary network and traffic is disrupted on a portion of the road axis. When traveling from Boulogne to Paris on the A16, it is mandatory to use Exit 22 at Abbeville. Vehicles must take exit 20 Amiens Nord in the opposite way. To ensure optimal conditions for emergency personnel to intervene, the prefecture advises drivers to steer clear of this area. As of right now, the accident’s causes and circumstances are unknown.

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