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Terespol. He went into a ditch and flipped over. The driver was charged

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The 30-year-old bus driver lost control of the vehicle. It went into a ditch, 11 people were injured. The driver was charged with causing a road accident and faces up to five years in prison.

The incident took place last Wednesday before 6 o’clock in Terespol on the service road running by the “national two”. Preliminary police investigations show that a 30-year-old citizen Belarus the driver of the Brest-Warsaw scheduled bus did not adjust the speed to the road conditions.

– At a bend in the road, he swerved into the opposite lane and into a roadside ditch. After that, he turned over. There were 49 passengers in the vehicle. As a result of the incident, 11 people were hospitalized for examination. 6 passengers suffered bodily injuries for more than 7 days, another three suffered general bruises, said Commissioner Barbara Salczyńska-Pyrchla, press officer of the Biała Podlaska police.

The bus veered into the opposite lane and into a roadside ditch. 11 people were hospitalized KMP Biala Podlaska

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He explained to the police that he was in a hurry because late passengers asked him to

According to police, the driver was intoxicated at the time of the accident. – The man has been detained for clarification. On Thursday, he was charged with negligently causing a land traffic disaster. During the conversation with the officers, he stated that he was in a hurry because the late passengers of the coach asked him to. However, he was convinced that he would travel this route safely, said Commissioner Barbara Salczyńska-Pyrchla.

The court will decide the man’s fate. Under applicable law, he is liable to imprisonment for up to five years.

The driver faces up to five years in prisonKMP Biala Podlaska

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