On the national road No. 82, a passenger vehicle collided with an elk. The driver and passenger of the Nissan were not injured. The moose did not survive the collision.
On Friday evening (April 28), on the national road 82, in the Włodawa poviat (Lubelskie Voivodeship), a moose ran in front of a Nissan car heading towards Urszulin.
– Despite the defensive maneuvers taken, the 36-year-old driver of the Nissan did not manage to avoid a collision with the animal. Fortunately, the driver and passenger were not hurt. Unfortunately, the animal did not survive the accident. says Sgt. pcs. Elwira Tadyniewicz, press officer of the police in Włodawa.
The damage to the Nissan made it necessary to have the vehicle towed away.
Watch out for wild animals
Police are urging motorists to be extra vigilant on the road.
– Let us remember that wild animals can suddenly invade the roadway, which crosses their beaten paths and routes. Many animals in a clash with cars die on the roads. Vehicles are destroyed, people traveling in cars are injured. Let’s take care of road safety and do not disregard signs warning against forest animals – emphasizes the spokeswoman.
Main photo source: KPP Wlodawa