On Monday afternoon, a fallen crane blocked a part of Niepodległości Avenue in Sopot, near the Sopot Kamienny Potok railway station, for many hours. Moreover, the falling crane broke the overhead lines of the trolleybus line. Luckily, no one was hurt as a result of the incident.
On Aleja Niepodległości in Sopot, next to the station PKP Sopot Kamienny Potok, a truck tilted onto the road and broke the traction wires of the trolleybus line. The incident took place on Monday after 15.
As reported by the press officer of the Municipal Police Headquarters in Sopot, Subcomm. Lucyna Rekowska, no one was hurt as a result of the incident.
A crane with a capacity of 70 tons had to be brought to the site from Tczew. For several hours, the main artery connecting Gdynia, Sopot and Gdańsk was partially blocked. This caused huge traffic jams in Tricity. Normal traffic was restored only around 21.
The crane operator did not escape punishment
– A 52-year-old man was fined PLN 5,000 for causing a threat to road safety. zlotys. He will also receive 10 penalty points – said the assistant commissioner.
Main photo source: KMP Sopot