Near Ostrołęka, the driver lost control of the car and landed in a roadside ditch. The police said that the cause of the incident were bald tires and published photos to prove it. The 22-year-old was fined and given penalty points.
On Tuesday, Ostrołęka traffic police officers were called to an incident in the Goworowo commune, near Ostrołęka. – According to their findings, the driver of the Seat lost control of the vehicle, drove into the opposite lane and ended her journey in a roadside ditch, seriously damaging the vehicle – said Commissioner Tomasz Żerański, spokesman for the Ostrołęka police, in a statement.
Fine and penalty points for the driver
As the policeman added, the 22-year-old woman did not suffer serious injuries.
– During the operation, the police found that the vehicle she was driving had bald tires. It is not difficult to imagine how tragically this incident could have ended if another vehicle had been driving from the opposite direction – said Commissioner Żerański. – The irresponsible driver was fined PLN 1,300 and 10 penalty points were added to her driving account. The officers also seized the Seat’s registration certificate, the spokesman added.
The policeman also reminded that when getting into a car, the driver is obliged – in accordance with applicable regulations – to check the technical condition of the vehicle so that it does not threaten the safety of other road users.
Main photo source: KMP in Ostrołęka