The boys were walking on the left side of the road when they were hit by a car. One died on the spot, the other was taken to hospital – informs the police, who are investigating the circumstances of the accident.
Police press officer in Brzozów (Podkarpacie), Asp. Tomasz Hałka reported that this tragic accident occurred before 2 p.m. on Wednesday in Humniska.
– Preliminary findings show that the driver of the Opel vehicle, a 78-year-old resident of the Krosno district, was driving on a district road on a straight section of the road and hit two 11-year-old boys walking on the left side of the road – he said.
One is dead, the other is in hospital
– As a result of the incident, one of the boys was injured and transported to the hospital in Brzozów. The second of the 11-year-olds, despite fighting for his life, died on the spot – he added.
The police checked the sobriety of the driver of the Opel – she was sober.
Proceedings are ongoing
Traffic police and the criminal department worked at the scene of the accident under the supervision of the prosecutor.
– The site was inspected and all traces were secured that would allow determining the exact course and cause of the incident. The officers also identified witnesses to the incident, assured Asp. Slip.
Main photo source: KPP Brzozów