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The government is asking Iberpistas the cost of the rescue

Consumer associations announce the possibility of claiming compensation for what happened in the AP6

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The government is asking Iberpistas the cost of the rescue

During night of 6 to 7 January, Military Emergency Unit (UME) mobilized more than 240 troops, who worked to free vehicles and rescue ir occupants trapped in AP-6. An operation, whose cost, Government proposes to claim Iberpistas, according to sources of administration. In addition, according to consumer associations, those affected may claim material and moral damages for what has happened.

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  • It's not drivers fault

This is precisely one of requests that he made this Monday united we can in Congress. The training also included among its proposals a question to government as to wher it will require abertis to compensate those affected.

In fact, re is a history of this type of payment. The Provincial court of Burgos sentenced concessionaires to payment of compensation to more than 4,000 people who were trapped in AP1, via which connects Burgos and Armiñón (Basque Country), in February 2004. This car was ratified in 2010 by Supreme Court, which pointed out that each affected had to perceive 150 euros (ten times amount of toll).

For this reason, organization of consumers and users (OCU) Start this Monday a collective action to reclaim damages for snowfall on roads. Compensation for material and moral damages can reach 1,000 euros per affected, according to OCU. It also ensures that Abertis must pay for " lack of foresight and absence of measures," he says in a statement.

Also, company Reclamador.es explains that it will be necessary to prove that it was in retention of AP-6 by means of an affidavit, ticket of toll, through photographs, message of WHATSAPP or text messages sent to relatives and friends.

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