First, he drove off to the side of the road, and when he wanted to get back on the road, he drove to the opposite lane and collided head-on with a car that was driving correctly – inform the police from Namysłów (Opolskie Voivodeship). The 36-year-old driver died in the accident, and the woman and her four-year-old daughter – traveling in the car he hit – were hospitalized.
The incident took place on Saturday (December 10) on the bend of the road from Świerczów to Mąkoszyce. Emergency services were called to a head-on collision between two vehicles.
The man is dead. An injured woman and a four-year-old child
– According to the preliminary findings of the police officers, the driver of the Volkswagen, due to the high speed, grabbed the roadside, tried to drive the car out and countered the vehicle in such a way that it ended up in the opposite lane and collided head-on with a properly driving vehicle, also a Volkswagen – describes senior asp. Paweł Chmielewski from the police in Namysłów.
He added that the 36-year-old driver of the first car died at the scene. The 35-year-old driver of the other vehicle and her four-year-old daughter were taken to the hospital.
– Police officers interviewed witnesses who saw the 36-year-old driving. They said he was driving fast. We do not know if this was the case before the accident, because they saw him a moment earlier, but we are still establishing witnesses who could have seen the whole event, for now our findings are preliminary – emphasizes Chmielewski.
The circumstances of the accident are being investigated by the police under the supervision of the prosecutor’s office.
The incident took place on the road from Świerczów to Mąkoszyce
Main photo source: KP PSP in Namysłów