An accident on the national road number 19 on the Wasilków bypass (Podlasie). The passenger car driver did not stop for inspection and started to run away, after which he hit the truck and the energy barriers. One person is dead and three are injured. According to the police, people staying illegally in Poland probably traveled in the passenger car.
On Tuesday afternoon, there was an accident on the national road No. 19 on the Wasilków bypass (Podlasie). The Polish Press Agency states that the incident took place in the area of Sochonie near Białystok. The spokesman for the Provincial Police Headquarters in Białystok, sub-inspector Tomasz Krupa, said that the driver of a passenger car of the Volkswagen golf brand did not stop for a roadside inspection.
Police: man is dead
– Finally, on the bypass of Wasilków he hit a truck and energy-intensive barriers – he added. The man who was the passenger of the car was killed in the incident. Three people – the driver and two passengers – ended up in the hospital.
Podinsp. Krupa reported that preliminary findings indicate that “people who stayed in our country illegally traveled in the vehicle”.
GDDKiA: end of difficulties
The road where the accident happened was blocked in the afternoon and cars and trucks were diverted. After 4 p.m., the General Directorate for National Roads and Motorways informed that there were no more obstacles.
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