The bus driver who collided with a truck in Konotopa (West Pomeranian Voivodeship) on Wednesday has died – the police in Drawsko Pomorskie reported. Doctors at the teaching hospital in Szczecin fought for his life. He was one of the 18 injured and injured in the accident.
The accident occurred on Wednesday after 16 on provincial road No. 175 in Konotopa (West Pomeranian Voivodeship). There, a truck collided with a PKS bus, in which young people were returning from school in Kalisz Pomorskie to their homes in Drawsko Pomorskie. There were 18 people on the bus, including the driver, and all of them were injured. Only the truck driver was not injured.
The bus driver was most seriously injured and was transported by an LPR helicopter from the accident site to a clinical hospital in Szczecin. – Unfortunately, the bus driver died – informed the press officer of the District Police Headquarters in Drawsko Pomorskie, junior midshipman Karolina Żych, on Thursday evening.
Seven people are still in hospitals, including an 18-year-old who was transported by an LPR helicopter to a multi-specialty hospital in Gorzów Wielkopolski. He is under observation in the surgical ward.
The truck driver was detained
The accident case is being investigated by the District Prosecutor’s Office in Drawsko Pomorskie. The truck driver was detained. At the time of the accident, as PAP was informed by Junior Asp. Alright, the man was sober.
On Wednesday, during an evening press briefing in front of the Drawsko hospital, the West Pomeranian Voivode Zbigniew Bogucki, who took over the coordination of the work of the services because the event was a mass event, told the media that the initial assessment indicated that “the truck’s semi-trailer collided with the corner of the bus, the semi-trailer went over outside the road axis.
The first to arrive at the scene were Polish, American and Czech soldiers who were leaving the training ground at that time. – There were also military ambulances there. The soldiers were actually the first to provide first aid immediately after the incident, helped get out of the bus and pull out those who were unable to leave it on their own, said Voivode Bogucki on Wednesday.
The first emergency medical team arrived at the scene of the incident just 10 minutes after the report. Ultimately, a total of seven ambulances, two LPR helicopters, 16 units of the State Fire Service, the Volunteer Fire Department and the military fire brigade were dispatched to the rescue operation. Psychological assistance was provided to the injured and their families.
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