The 44-year-old driver drove in front of the center of the roundabout in Człuchów (Pomorskie), destroyed road signs and only stopped on the pavement. As it turned out, he had over 1.5 per mille of alcohol in his body. He explained to the policemen that he “did not notice the roundabout on his way”.
The police received a report about an accident in Aleja Wojska Polskiego in Człuchów at 0.30 am from Saturday to Sunday. They went to the scene immediately. There they found a wrecked car on the sidewalk and a driver sitting in it.
– The police established that a 44-year-old inhabitant of Złocieniec was driving an Audi car from the side of Chojnice towards Wałcz. He explained to the officers that he had not noticed the roundabout on his way and that he had driven through it, destroying road signs, road posts that were part of the roundabout, as well as flowers and bushes growing there. It stopped only on the sidewalk, outside the roundabout – handed over to the asp. staff. Sławomir Gradek from the County Police Headquarters in Człuchów.
The driver was drunk
Nothing serious happened to the driver. After the examination, it turned out that the 44-year-old had over 1.5 per mille of alcohol in his body.
– The officers stopped the drivers from Złocieniec, and towed the car to the police parking lot. For the offense of driving a vehicle while drunk, he is now facing a penalty of up to two years in prison, he will also be responsible for causing a hazard in road traffic – summed up Asp. staff. Sławomir Gradek.
The incident took place at al. Of the Polish Army in Człuchów
Main photo source: KPP Człuchów