A runaway car on the Funchal Caminho do Comboio ran over a garbage collector minutes ago, causing serious injuries.
In the course of the crash, the vehicle crashed into two more cars.
The accident happened at the Levada School and also caused minor injuries to the 18-year-old passenger who was travelling with the driver of the car.
Police and firefighters (BVM and BVCL) were mobilised to the scene.
The serious injured is 43 years old and was taken to hospital.
The driver of the vehicle is shaken and is currently receiving assistance.