Santo Antão: Ten injured and huge material damages in a road accident in Porto Novo

Porto Novo, Feb 10 (Inforpress) – A road accident that occurred in the late afternoon of today, on the road Porto Novo to the countryside of the municipality resulted in ten injuries, one of which, the driver, in serious condition.

Inforpress learned that the seriously injured person will be transferred to Baptista de Sousa hospital in São Vicente for specialized treatment.

The accident, involving a hiace vehicle, happened at around 5:00pm, on a small bank in Fundão, around Casa de Meio, five kilometers from the city of Porto Novo.

The commander of the National Police Station in Porto Novo, José Lima, told Inforpress that it is still early to advance the causes of the accident, but speeding and driving under the influence of alcohol seems to be ruled out. The car, which was badly damaged, was heading towards the city of Porto Novo / Jorge Luís, countryside of the municipality.



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