June 19, 2021

Departures from Madrid by road rise 53% from 3:00 p.m. yesterday

Madrid, May 14 (EFE) .- Between three and seven in the afternoon this Friday, road trips to leave Madrid have increased up to 53 percent compared to the same time slot last week.

According to data provided by the General Directorate of Traffic, the first weekend without a state of alarm and with mobility between autonomous communities allowed is having an impact on road traffic in the Community of Madrid.

In this way, incoming and outgoing trips to the region have risen 39.5 percent from 3:00 p.m. on Thursday to 7:00 p.m. today.

According to the DGT, during the afternoon of today there has been intense traffic leaving Madrid, although the retentions have been caused by accidents and not by the massive influx of drivers.

Thus, there have been problems on the A1 at the height of the Jarama Circuit straight, since at that point it goes from three to two lanes,) and on the A2 in Alcalá de Henares.

At around 7:30 p.m., the greatest difficulties were concentrated on the A3 in Fuentidueña del Tajo (Madrid) due to an accident that has caused 10 kilometers of retention

Other accidents complicated traffic on the A42, passing through Torrejón de la Calzada, and on the A5 in Arroyomolinos, also in the Community of Madrid. AND


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