He was driving a car without authorization and crashed into a railcar – the incident took place in the village of Miękowo, at an unguarded railway crossing. Two people traveling by bus – a 17-year-old girl and a 54-year-old man – were more seriously injured. The 19-year-old driver suffered minor injuries.
The incident took place around 20:40 at the railway crossing in Miękowo, in the Czerwonak commune in Greater Poland. As informed by the subinsp. According to preliminary findings, Iwona Liszczyńska from the Greater Poland police force, a Volkswagen T4 car collided with a railbus from Wągrowiec to Poznań at an unguarded railway crossing.
Volkswagen driver sober, but without authorization
– As a result of this accident, two people were injured, they are the passengers of the car: a 17-year-old girl and a 54-year-old man – she said. She added that the 19-year-old man driving the vehicle did not suffer any serious injuries. – The driver was sober, but without authorization – said Liszczyńska.
According to information from the police, about 15 people were traveling on the railbus at the time of the accident. The movement of trains on the Poznań-Wągrowiec route has been suspended. – Fortunately, none of the passengers who traveled by railcar suffered major injuries – added Capt. Michał Kucierski from the Fire Brigade in Poznań.
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