Serious accident on Las Americas Expressway

Around eight people were injured, some seriously during a traffic accident involving five vehicles yesterday, Monday 28 December at kilometer 22 at La Caleta on the Las Americas highway.

According to reports, the accident occurred at 12:15pm when a van, which had stopped in the middle of the road due to an electrical fault, was hit in the rear by a passenger minibus and then by three other vehicles in a chain reaction. The accident took place near the tollbooth where drivers now have to drive on the opposite side since one side of the tollbooths has been closed for road repairs.

The accident led to a major traffic jam on the highway.