The loss of a car, followed by a rollover, today caused one death and one serious injury on Highway 7 (A7), in Vila Nova de Famalicão, a source from the Braga District Command for Operations and Assistance (CDOS) told Lusa.

According to the source, the accident occurred at 15:58, at kilometer 29 of the A7, in Vila Nova de Famalicão, in the direction of Póvoa – Guimarães, district of Braga.

A source from the Famalicão Fire Department explained to Lusa that the mortal victim, a man around 50 years old, and the seriously injured person, a woman of the same age, were in the same vehicle.

The woman was transported to Hospital de Braga, he said, without explaining the injuries.

The source explained that the car in which the victims were following crashed, collided with another and then overturned.

Traffic was cut off for some time, having been reopened although “conditioned”, he stressed.

There are 23 operational workers at the accident site, supported by ten vehicles.

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