Emergency services were busy at work this Saturday morning in the Côtes d’Armor department. The rain last night, and temperatures near 0 ° C this morning have made some slippery. Nearly twenty accidents occurred.
“Despite the rise in temperatures, rainfall of the last hour of the still cold pavement can cause the appearance of localized black ice. Salting operations are always performed on time, on certain sections of county roads “, indicate the services of the County Council of Côtes d’Armor this morning, advising motorists to remain vigilant.
A fatal accident in Pluzunet
If the services of the department invited for caution in the west of the Cotes d’Armor, the emergency services were particularly active in the west, in the areas of Dinan Plancoët, Hénanbihen. Near Dinan, early this morning, firefighters intervened on two control losses without gravity, related to ice .
In Saint-Brieuc, at the port of Légué, some portions of the road were also very slippery this morning. Salting operations took place around 9 am. In the Trégor, firefighters were also involved in many accidents .
The most serious accident related to ice occurred in the town of Pluzunet between Guingamp and Lannion, on Saturday morning. Help is always on hand 10.30am. One person died, hit by a car while she was out of her vehicle after having had an accident.
Accidents occur mainly on secondary roads. The gendarmerie of Cotes d’Armor is urging motorists to caution.
Yesterday morning already, nearly twenty ice-related accidents were reported in our department. With a score of minor injuries taken care to hospitals.