Change between drivers, old car that smokes too much … The various facts about this Thursday in Auvergne in brief

Driving this Thursday, August 4 at around 4pm on the RN7 between Bessay and Varennes, a motorist, annoyed at not being able to overtake a heavyweight, ended up overtaking it by crossing the white line. Which caused him to be taunted by the truck driver. The motorist then stopped on the roadway and blocked the truck. He went to insult the driver who came down from his cab. The two men came to blows. The driver, injured, was transported to the hospital in Moulins. Dompierres gendarmes and their fellow motorcyclists intervened in this incident which created a traffic jam on the RN7.

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Two fires declared against the village of Viadeyre

This Thursday, late in the afternoon, Saint-Flour firefighters were called to a grass fire along the D909, in the village of Viadeyre in the town of Saint-Georges. According to the first findings, 100 square meters of dry grass burned. Another fire also broke out 50 meters away. They were both quickly extinguished by firefighters.

Fire started at Lac du Pêcher

In the town of Neussargues en Pinatelle, 20 square meters of forest around the Bois de Mouret burned on Wednesday. The fire was quickly contained by Neussargue firefighters. This is the second fire in 10 days in this area, a gendarmerie investigation has been opened to establish its origin.

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Upper Loire

Gas leak at the filling station in Vals-près-le-Puy

Access to the Géant Casino station in Vals-près-le-Puy, as well as to the surrounding shops, was disrupted this Thursday, late morning and early afternoon. It concerns a leak observed at the level of an LPG (liquefied petroleum gas) pump. The hypermarket’s security service took care of the safety of those present in the premises before the arrival of the firemen. The latter has created a perimeter that prohibits access to Avenue Jeanne-d’Arc, to the McDonald’s restaurant and of course to the station, from the Aielo-de-Malferit roundabout. Several people were also restricted to the restaurant of the American brand.

The car catches fire on the A 75 motorway near Lorlanges

On the night of Monday to Tuesday, a Peugeot 306 traveling in a south-north direction was destroyed after an accident at junction 20. The 32-year-old driver explained that after a moment of inattention, his car had hit the central reservation before 10am. ends up in the guardrail on the side of the hard shoulder and burns. The blood alcohol and euphoric drugs carried out on the driver of motorcyclists from the Cantal gendarmerie both turned out to be positive.

Three hectares of vegetation burned in Léotoing

A municipal employee in Léotoing accidentally started a fire on Wednesday at around 30 firefighters were sent to the scene to put out the fire. Three hectares of vegetation burned.

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In Monistrol-sur-Loire, smoke, but no fire…

The fire and rescue services were asked to intervene on avenue de la Liberation in Monistrol-sur-Loire on Wednesday afternoon. It was actually a false alarm. Upon verification, the report did indeed correspond to an old vehicle emitting smoke from a garage.

A motorcyclist injured in a fall in Riotord

A traffic accident involving a motorist and a motorcyclist resulted in a minor injury on Wednesday around 10:30 a.m. The motorcyclist was riding on the Route du Midi in Riotord when, in the middle of an overtaking maneuver, he was surprised by the vehicle in front, which was turning left. In an evasive maneuver, the pilot of the two-wheeler lost control of his Harley Davidson. The machine fell on one leg. Firefighters transported him to Firminy Hospital with a suspected broken ankle.

Stray horses on RN 88 in Saint-Ferréol-d’Auroure

An accident was probably narrowly avoided on Wednesday morning on RN 88. Around 8 o’clock three horses were reported wandering on the national road, towards Pont-Salomon. A team from the Massif Central Interdepartmental Roads Department quickly intervened and managed to park the horses. The owner of the horses then managed to put them back in their pen.

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