The accident happened a little after 6 p.m. on Monday evening.
A pedestrian, who had found himself in the middle of the lanes of the A8 motorway for an as yet unexplained reason, was fatally mowed down by a vehicle between the Nice airport and Nice Saint-Isidore interchanges, in the direction of Italy, a- we learned from concordant sources, confirming information from
6:32 p.m.: on #A8 towards Italy after entrance n° 51 Nice Aéroport, traffic is disrupted.
Our teams are responding to an #Accident.
⛔ Entrance to interchange N°51 Nice Aéroport towards Italy closed #InfoTrafic
– A8 Motorway (@A8Trafic) January 30, 2023
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At 6:30 p.m., entrance 51 from the airport of the Riviera capital was still closed to traffic, according to the concessionaire Vinci Autoroutes.
The emergency services are on site and traffic is severely disrupted with several kilometers of traffic jams.
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