two injured including one in absolute emergency

An impressive road accident occurred on Wednesday May 11, shortly before noon, on the RD 535 in the town of Coubon, which connects Arsac-en-Velay to Brives-Charensac.

A 54-year-old motorist, who was driving a utility vehicle, tried to overtake a construction vehicle which was traveling in the same direction as him, “despite a lack of visibility”, according to the first findings of the gendarmes.

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The vehicle hit a mini-excavator, property of the services of the Department, which was maneuvering. During the violent shock, the agent of the county council was seriously injured. He was taken by the firefighters, who suspected a fracture in the upper body, in absolute urgency to the emergency room of the Émile-Roux hospital. The driver of the utility was also injured and rushed to the ponot hospital.