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Gołkowice. Head-on collision between a truck and a car. The driver is dead

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Fatal accident on national road No. 11 near Gołkowice (Opolskie Voivodeship). The Ford car skidded and collided head-on with a truck. A 42-year-old citizen of Ukraine died on the spot.

The incident took place after 12 o’clock, on the Opole section of the national road No. 11 between Byczyna and Gołkowice. – According to the preliminary findings of the policemen working on the spot, a 42-year-old citizen of Ukraine driving a Ford Mondeo, most likely as a result of excessive speed, drove to the left lane and collided head-on with a Scania truck coming from the opposite direction – says Krystyna Alaszewicz from the Kluczbork police.

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The 42-year-old driver is dead

The force of the impact was so great that the truck used to transport cars fell into the ditch, and the passenger car broke into pieces and ended up in the ditch on the other side of the road. The driver was trapped inside. The first firefighters to arrive on the scene were accessing the unconscious 42-year-old using hydraulic equipment. The man was then handed over to paramedics. His life could not be saved.

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– The 27-year-old driver of the truck was sober. He was hospitalized with a spinal injury, he added.

National road No. 11 is blocked at the scene. The police have set up detours. An investigation team is working on the spot, which, under the supervision of the prosecutor, establishes the circumstances of the accident.

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