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Styrzyniec. A 70-year-old truck driver hit a policeman directing traffic

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A 70-year-old truck driver hit a policeman who was directing traffic in the area of ​​the end of the queue of trucks standing in front of the border crossing with Belarus. The officer was taken to the hospital. The driver was sober.

The accident happened on Friday (March 10) after 7 p.m. on the national road number 2 in Styrzyniec. Driving towards Międzyrzec Podlaski, a Renault truck driver hit a policeman directing traffic there. The officer was on the road in the area of ​​the end of the queue of trucks standing in front of the freight crossing with Belarus in Koroszczyn.

The hit-and-run took place near the end of the queue of trucks standing in front of the border crossingKMP Biala Podlaska

The policeman had a flashlight and a reflective vest

According to Commissioner Barbara Salczyńska-Pyrchla from the Municipal Police Headquarters in Biała Podlaska, everything indicates that a 70-year-old citizen sitting behind the wheel Ukraine did not keep a safe distance while passing the officer.

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– The policeman had a flashlight and a reflective vest. Despite this, the 70-year-old probably did not notice the uniformed officer – points out Kom. Salczyńska-Pyrchla.

The uniformed man was hospitalized

The driver was sober. The police officer was injured and taken to the hospital. Fortunately, his life is not in danger.

The truck driver probably did not keep a safe distance while passing the officerKMP Biala Podlaska

The road at the scene was completely blocked for several hours. The disruption ended before 11 p.m.

Uniforms are establishing all the circumstances of the accident and appeal for caution and adjusting the speed to the road conditions.

Main photo source: KMP Biala Podlaska



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