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Krupe. He was drunk and drove into a ditch, because of “very difficult conditions” they can’t lift the tanker, the road is blocked

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A drunk 64-year-old drove a tanker truck with fuel into a ditch in Krupe (Lubelskie Voivodeship) on Saturday evening. The vehicle turned over on its side and is still there. An attempt will be made to put it back on its wheels on Sunday. According to the police, due to the very difficult weather conditions, it is not known whether the action will be successful. The road is still blocked.

On Saturday (January 10), around 6 p.m. in Krupe, on the provincial road No. 812 on the Chełm-Krasnystaw route, a truck with fuel overturned.

According to police findings, a 64-year-old citizen was behind the wheel Lithuaniawho did not adjust the driving speed to the weather conditions. As can be seen from the photos released by the police, there was no snow on the road at the time of the incident. The next photo, however, shows the vehicle lying in a snow-covered ditch.

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Police initially determined that the 64-year-old did not adjust the speed to the weather conditions. Snow fell after the incidentLublin Police

The truck has been lying here since Saturday evening, in the meantime it snowedLublin Police

The driver had more than two times the legal limit of alcohol in his system

The man lost control of the vehicle and went into the ditch. The truck turned over on its side.

“The driver’s sobriety test showed that he had more than two per mille of alcohol in his body. The man was taken to the hospital” – informs the aspirant Jolanta Babicz from the District Police Headquarters in Krasnystaw in a message.

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He adds that on Sunday an attempt will be made to put the tanker on its wheels, which is very difficult due to the weather conditions.

The driver was drunk Lublin Police

“We appeal to drivers to be especially careful on the road and to follow the officers’ instructions. The conditions on the road are very difficult” – emphasizes the policewoman.


The provincial road in Krupe is still (after 12 noon on Sunday) completely blocked. A detour for passenger vehicles was organized through the road running behind the ruins of the Krupe Castle and by the local primary school.

Main photo source: Lublin Police

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