According to a source from the District Civil Protection Command of Faro (CDOS), the accident occurred at 23:47, on National Road 125-10, which is the access road to Faro airport.

"The two fatalities are the occupants of the vehicle, who lost tcontrol of their vehicle and hit an electricity pole," said the same source.

The assistance operations involved 27 operational personnel from the Sapadores de Faro Fire Brigade, the National Republican Guard, the Portuguese Red Cross and the energy services company EDP, supported by 13 vehicles.