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Kopytkowo, A1 motorway. The truck driver did not fit through the gate on the motorway

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The 57-year-old driver of the Mana truck hit the end of the energy-intensive barrier at the toll collection point in Kopytków (Pomerania), police inform. The man was drunk.

As the press officer of the police in Starogard Gdański, staff assistant Marcin Kunka, said on Monday afternoon, police officers from Skórcz received a report about a road collision involving a drunk driver.

– The incident took place at the exit of the A1 motorway in Kopytkowo. As determined by the policemen working on the spot, the driver of the Mana truck, leaving the motorway, missed the gates and hit the so-called izbica, i.e. the safe end of the energy-intensive barrier located in front of the toll collection point. A resident of the Greater Poland Voivodeship was drunk. The breathalyser showed nearly three per mille in his body, he reported.

A drunk truck driver did not fit through the toll boothsKPP in Starogard Gdański

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He went to the recovery room

– The man could not repeat the test for alcohol content in the exhaled air, so the police additionally took blood for testing. Officers arrested a 57-year-old intoxicated man. The drunk driver spent the night in a police cell, the police officer added.

The man will lose his driving license and will be charged with drunk driving and causing a road collision. – For driving in such a state, the Penal Code provides for a penalty of up to two years in prison – reminded Kunka.

Main photo source: KPP in Starogard Gdański

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