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A serious accident at an unguarded railway crossing in Łączyno (Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship). A 63-year-old miraculously survived after her car was hit by a freight train. The woman got out of the car on her own, which ended up in a roadside ditch.

The accident at an unguarded railway crossing of the LHS line (Linia Hutnicza Szerokotorowa) in Łączyn near Jędrzejów took place on Tuesday after 9 am. The freight train rammed the passenger car of the 63-year-old Nissan. The vehicle was pushed into a roadside ditch.

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The accident occurred at a railway crossing in Łączyno (Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship)KPP Jędrzejów

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Injured herself got out of the car

– Our preliminary findings show that a 63-year-old woman driving a Nissan car, crossing the tracks, probably did not give way and collided with a freight train from Sędziszów to Wola Baranowska – said staff sergeant Beata Soboń, press officer of the Jędrzejów police.

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The locomotive stopped about 250 meters from the accident site. In turn, the car driven by the 63-year-old fell off the embankment and fell into a ditch. The woman left the vehicle on her own before emergency services arrived. She was then taken to the hospital for examination.

The accident occurred at a railway crossing in Łączyno (Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship)KP PSP Jędrzejów

The police are investigating the cause of the accident

The train driver was the only one on board who was uninjured.

The accident occurred at a railway crossing in Łączyno (Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship)KP PSP Jędrzejów

– After carrying out the investigation by the police and the railway commission, the train was able to continue its journey, while the damaged car was taken by roadside assistance – said Captain Karol Błaszczyk, spokesman for the Jędrzejów fire brigade, in a statement.

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The participants of the event were sober. The police are investigating the causes and details of the accident. There are no more obstacles at the scene.

Main photo source: KPP Jędrzejów



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