In Zwierzynie (Lubuskie Voivodeship), a drunk 32-year-old man got behind the wheel of a car with two small children. The man lost control of the vehicle, hit a fence and a pole, and then overturned. Two boys, aged 6 and 9, were taken to the hospital. The driver was detained. He will be charged soon.
As reported by sub-inspector Marcin Maludy, spokesman for the Provincial Police Commander in Gorzów Wielkopolski, the incident took place on Friday (August 18) in Zwierzynie, in the Strzelce-Drezdenko district.
“After 5 p.m., the driver of the Passat drove off the road on a curve, lost control of the car, hit a fence and a pole. As a result, it rolled over. In addition to the driver, there were children aged 6 and 9 in the vehicle” – the policeman informed.
More than two times the legal limit of alcohol in the body
He added that other drivers who were traveling this route first rushed to help, and then the ambulance crew. The boys were taken to the hospital.
“The biggest surprise even for the policemen was the fact that came to light after an alcohol test. It turned out that the 31-year-old had 2.2 per mille in his body. two of his children on board. The fact that there was no tragedy can be considered a miracle” – emphasized sub-inspector Marcin Maludy.
The man was arrested. After sobering up, he is to face charges.
Main photo source: Lubusz Police