The tragic accident happened on the national road number 62 in Kalinowiec near Węgrów. As a result of a collision of two passenger cars, one person died and two were injured. The road is blocked in both directions.
The information about the accident was confirmed in an interview with tvnwarszawa.pl Dariusz Maciąg from the County Headquarters of the State Fire Service in Węgrów. – We received the notification of a collision of two passenger cars at around 6pm. Two people were evacuated from the crashed vehicles. The doctor present at the scene confirmed the death of one of the people, the fireman said. He added that two people were transported to the hospital, one of them was taken by a helicopter from the Polish Medical Air Rescue.
– Five fire brigades participated in the rescue operation. Our activities have been completed. Activities involving the policemen and the prosecutor are underway at the scene of the accident. The national road number 62 is blocked in both directions – added Maciąg.
The police released preliminary findings regarding the accident. – A 20-year-old resident of the Węgrów poviat driving a Honda car had a head-on collision with an Audi while overtaking. The Honda driver was killed on the spot. The driver and the Audi passenger were taken to the hospital – said Monika Księżopolska from the County Police Headquarters in Węgrów.
Due to the blockade of DK62, the policemen set detours in the following towns: Łochów and Paplin.
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