A PLN 2,000 fine and 15 penalty points – this is how the police punished the driver of a Lexus who drove into a railway crossing while leaving the barriers, damaged the barriers and drove away. The police reminds that similar behaviors are “the main cause of accidents at crossings.”
The officers determined that the 77-year-old driver of the Lexus ignored the red signal and entered the crossing in Ruda Talubska while leaving the barriers. – He broke one barrier, then stopped at the other one, which fell on his hood, and then he drove away from the scene – said the deputy commander. Małgorzata Pychner, spokesman for the District Police Headquarters in Garwolin.
The 77-year-old Lexus driver received a fine of PLN 2,000 and 15 penalty points.
Police on the main cause of accidents at crossings
The police reminds that flashing red lights at railway crossings are not a warning, but an absolute prohibition to enter the crossing.
– Ignoring signs and light signals is still the main cause of accidents at crossings in Poland – emphasized Pychner.
Main photo source: Police in Garwolin