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Kobyłka. A tragic accident, a drunk policeman behind the wheel. The date of the first hearing

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The trial of a policeman who is accused of causing a fatal accident in Kobyłka is underway. The date of the first hearing has been set. The officer faces 12 years in prison.

The accident happened at night in July last year in Kobyłka on Ręczajska Street. The driver of the convertible Mercedes SL500 lost control of the vehicle and hit a curb and then a pole. There were four people in the car.

As reported earlier by the Warsaw Police Headquarters, two people died as a result of the incident and two others escaped. – Two men were arrested. Unfortunately, one of them turned out to be a Warsaw officer who was off duty, the police said.

He almost doubled the speed

The District Prosecutor’s Office in Wołomin filed an indictment in this case with the court. – It concerns two suspects. One of them is Adrian B., who, as established in the investigation, was driving the car. He exceeded the speed almost twice, because he was driving 93 km / h – informed prosecutor Katarzyna Skrzeczkowska, press secretary of the Warsaw-Praga District Prosecutor’s Office.

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She also reported that the man was carrying two oversized passengers. – It was a convertible with seats only for the driver and passenger, so only two people could travel in it. The two men, who were traveling on the trunk, fell out of the vehicle around a bend in the road and hit a concrete pole. Unfortunately, they died – Skrzeczkowska explained.

She noted that 1.27 per mille of alcohol was found in the blood of the former officer driving the convertible. – In addition, he and the passenger who survived the accident fled the scene – said Skrzeczkowska.

The police officer faces 12 years in prison

She also informed that Adrian B. was charged with driving while intoxicated, causing a fatal accident and fleeing the scene, and failing to provide assistance. He faces up to 12 years in prison.

A passenger in the convertible who fled the scene was charged with failing to render assistance.

In April, the trial in this case will start in the District Court in Wołomin. The first hearing was set for April 12.

Main photo source: Mateusz Szmelter / tvnwarszawa.pl

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