Queues Several Kilometres Long for Eight Hours on A7 Costa del Sol

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THERE was a major accident on the A7 motorway just before the Guadiaro turn off at Km133 heading towards Malaga which involved two lorries.

It took place at approximately 2pm on Saturday August 8 with one of the drivers sufficiently injured to be taken to the main hospital at La Linea de la Concepcion.

One lorry ended up embedded into a post on the safety barrier between the carriageways, a trailer tipped over and a great deal of diesel was spilled onto the road.

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Tailbacks were several kilometres long and were still present eight hours later but some drivers who knew the area were able to take side roads and bypass the queues almost completely before emerging close to the entrance to the AP7.

Married to Ophelia in Gibraltar in 1978, John has spent much of his life travelling on security print and minting business and visited every continent except Antarctica.

Having retired several years ago, the couple moved to their house in Estepona and John became a regular news writer for the EWN Media Group taking particular interest in Finance, Gibraltar and Costa del Sol Social Scene.

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