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Włoszakowice. The wheel came off the trailer and hit a mother and child on the pavement

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Accident in Włoszakowice (Wielkopolska). While driving, a wheel detached from the truck and rolled violently onto the pavement where the mother and child were walking. The woman and her daughter were transported to the hospital. The police are explaining the circumstances of the incident.

On Monday after 9 am on Powstańców Wielkopolskich Street in Włoszakowice (Wielkopolska) there was an accident in which two people were injured: a mother and a child.

As Monika Żymełka from the Municipal Police Headquarters in Leszno reports, while driving a truck tractor with a semi-trailer carrying gravel, at some point the screws securing the right, rear, outer wheel of the tractor broke off. – The wheel fell off and, rolling along the road, fell onto the pavement, where it hit a walking mother with a child – said the police officer.

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A 38-year-old woman and her nine-year-old daughter were transported to the hospital. – The police are investigating the circumstances of the incident. The lives of the victims are not in danger. Preliminary findings show that the entire force of the impact was taken by the mother – says the police officer.

He added that the 64-year-old driver was sober.

Main photo source: Greater Poland Police

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