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Barcice Górne, Lesser Poland. The car went off the road, overturned and fell into the path of an oncoming train. Two people are dead

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Two people died and two were seriously injured as a result of a collision between a train and a passenger car near national road No. 87 in Barcice Górne near Nowy Sącz (Lesser Poland Voivodeship). – For undetermined reasons, the 26-year-old driver of the car on a curve in the road lost control of the vehicle and drove onto the tracks, overturned, and then collided with the train – the police inform.

The tragic accident occurred after 5 a.m. in Barcice Górne near national road 87. The services were notified of an accident between a train and a passenger car. The accident occurred when a passenger car traveling on national road No. 87 went off the road, then overturned and fell onto the tracks directly in front of the moving train near the railway crossing towards Przysietnica.

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According to the Nowy Sącz fire brigade, one fatality was under the train, and four injured people stuck in a car were rescued by firefighters using specialized equipment. One of the people rescued from the car wreck was resuscitated. All the injured were taken to hospital.

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A train collides with a car, two people dieKM PSP Nowy Sącz

A train collides with a car, two people dieKM PSP Nowy Sącz

Police: two people dead

As Deputy Commissioner Barbara Szczerba from the press team of the Provincial Police Headquarters in Krakow told PAP, the second passenger of the car died in the hospital. The policewoman also informed about the preliminary findings of the police officers working at the scene of the incident. – A 26-year-old driver of a passenger car on a curve in the road, for unknown reasons, lost control of the vehicle and drove onto the tracks, overturned, and then collided with a train. There were 5 people traveling in the vehicle.

A train collides with a car, two people dieKM PSP Nowy Sącz

Police officers and an accident expert are constantly working on site under the supervision of a prosecutor.

Main photo source: KM PSP Nowy Sącz



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