“Have you mentioned to anyone that you like to drive at high speed?”
Photo: Lech Marcinczak, tvnwarszawa.pl
– To this day, I am not able to explain to myself, or to anyone else, why I got into the car after drinking alcohol. I think about it every day and I find no justification – said Aleksander K. in court on Thursday. The woman is accused of causing a fatal accident in Muranów in Warsaw.
After the accident, she said, she sat down by her car and lit a cigarette. In the middle lane of Jana Pawła II Avenue, right at the intersection with Stawki Street, there was a white Skoda without a scratch. Next to it is a damaged Audi, which she was driving a moment earlier. It had a broken front. All airbags exploded. There was a red Volkswagen in front of him. Rotated in the opposite direction to that in which it was driving. There was practically no back of the car. Has been crushed.
[Defendant]At that moment, I did not know what was the course of the accident. Seeing the crashed cars, I assumed the Volkswagen driver was about to turn left at the intersection. At the time, I did not take into account that I had hit a car standing on a red light.
The woman appeared on Thursday before the District Court for Warsaw Śródmieście. Investigators accuse her of causing a fatal accident in Muranów. According to them, while under the influence of alcohol (two per mille), she ran into a car standing on a red light. During the ride, according to the experts, her car’s counter could show up to 180 km / h. That is three times more than allowed by the regulations. Moments before the accident, she left the club.
The defender of the accused wanted the trial to take place behind closed doors. He explained this with the fact that “the matter is media”. However, both the prosecutor’s office and the attorney of the deceased’s relatives opposed this. – Varsovians have the right to know how this shocking case will end – said Mateusz Nowicki.
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