A tragic accident on the Nysa bypass (Opolskie Voivodeship). The 70-year-old driver of an Opel passenger car wanted to make a U-turn in an unauthorized place. During the maneuver, a speeding truck drove into the side of the car. The man and his 75-year-old passenger died at the scene.
The incident took place on Monday after 11 am on the national road No. 41, between the towns of Hanuszów and Wyszków Śląski.
– As the policemen working on the site initially determined, the driver of a Volvo truck hit the side of an Opel vehicle, which was making a U-turn in a prohibited place. As a result of the accident, the 70-year-old driver of the Opel and his 75-year-old passenger died on the spot. The 30-year-old driver of the Volvo was provided with medical assistance at the scene, informs Janina Rudkowska, spokeswoman for the Nysa police.
The police are explaining the circumstances
Traffic police officers and an investigation team worked on the site for many hours. By decision of the prosecutor, the vehicles and bodies were secured for trial purposes. Now, under the supervision of the prosecutor’s office, the police will try to determine the exact course and circumstances of this tragic accident.
Main photo source: KPP Nysa