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Accident in Basauri interrupts the N634 towards Bilbao

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Jesus Carames

April 14, 2024 | 5:26 p.m.

Traffic diversion after collision between two passenger cars

An accident that occurred on the Baskonia bridge, on the N634 road towards Cantabria, has caused the closure of a lane towards Bilbao, generating significant alterations in traffic. The collision, which involved two passenger cars, took place this morning and required the intervention of the Ertzaintza to manage vehicle flow and safety in the area.

incident details

According to preliminary reports from the Ertzaintza, no serious injuries have been reported as a result of the accident. However, the material damage to the vehicles involved is considerable. The exact causes of the crash are being investigated, but early indications suggest that one of the drivers may have lost control of the vehicle, leading to this unfortunate incident.

Emergency response and traffic detour

Emergency teams, including paramedics and firefighters, quickly arrived at the scene to assist those affected and secure the area to prevent further incidents. The Ertzaintza has established detours in the center of Basauri to alleviate traffic congestion and is directing drivers along alternative routes while cleaning work is carried out and damaged vehicles are removed from the road.

Recommendations for drivers

Drivers approaching the accident area are advised to seek alternative routes and to be aware of temporary traffic signs that have been put in place to manage the situation. The Ertzaintza also recommends maintaining an adequate safety distance, reducing speed and being alert when approaching the detour area.

The N634 highway is a critical route for traffic between Cantabria and Bilbao, and any interruption can have a significant impact on regional mobility. It is expected that the lane towards Bilbao will be reopened in the next few hours once the investigation at the scene is completed and it is guaranteed that the road is safe for vehicular traffic.

Impact on travelers

This incident has caused significant delays during the morning rush hour, and the impact on traffic is likely to extend into the afternoon. Public transportation users may also experience delays, as bus routes that normally pass through this area could be affected.

Authorities are working diligently to resolve the situation as quickly as possible and restore normal order on the N634. Drivers are asked for patience and are urged to plan their trips in advance to avoid the affected area. Additional updates will be provided as they become available.

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