The Minister of Energy, Virgil Popescu, went to the Oltenia Energy Complex on Tuesday evening, in the context of the accident resulting in the death of three people and the injury of 10 others that took place in the perimeter of the South Jilț Quarry.
“A serious tragedy took three lives today at the Oltenia Energy Complex. It is terrible. My thoughts are with the grieving families and I pray that they will have strength in the fight against the pain that is trying them. The accident also resulted in the injury of other workers within the complex. We cannot leave such a tragedy unanswered. I am heading to Gorj, right now,” the minister wrote on his Facebook page, according to Agerpres.
An accident resulting in the death of three people and the injury of ten others took place on Tuesday, in the perimeter of the Jilț Sud Quarry, within the Oltenia Energy Complex, located within the radius of the Matăsari locality. A tanker carrying several employees of Career overturned after, according to some sources, it ran out of brakes.
The company would have held a press conference on Wednesday, in which the investment plans for the next period would have been presented – a conference that was canceled, following the accident.