A tragic accident took place in Zwierzyniec in the Lublin province. The 46-year-old bus driver lost control of the steering wheel and collided head-on with a truck driving in front of him. The woman, despite resuscitation, died.
On Thursday (November 18), around 10 o’clock on the provincial road number 858, a bus volkswagen transporter collided with a lorry transporting timber.
The preliminary findings of the police show that the driver of the former, driving from the side of Biłgoraj towards Zwierzyniec, lost control of the vehicle on the bend of the road and turned into the opposite lane. There it collided with a truck driving in front of it.
A truck drove partially into the ditch
– The force of the impact pushed the bus into a roadside ditch. The truck driver also partially fell into the ditch – says senior aspirant Dorota Krukowska – Bubiło from the City Police Headquarters in Zamość.
The emergency services got the Volkswagen driver out of the bus. The woman was unconscious. Despite the resuscitation, it was not possible to restore her vital functions.
– A 46-year-old girl from the Tereszpol commune has died. The Volvo truck was driven by a 49-year-old from the same municipality. A breathalyzer test showed that he was sober. The man was not injured – the policewoman points out.
The prosecutor decided that the 46-year-old’s body was taken to the pathology department.
At the time when the emergency services were working at the scene of the accident, the road was blocked. A detour was organized. The policemen determine the details of the incident.
The accident happened in Zwierzyniec in the Zamość poviat
Main photo source: KMP Zamość