An accident on the S17 road near the Żyrzyn junction (Lubelskie Voivodeship). The truck crashed into the road service car. The 23-year-old who painted road markings is dead. The second road worker was taken to hospital with injuries.
The accident happened before 11 a.m. on the road from Lublin to Warsaw, before the Żyrzyn junction.
– The driver of the Scania truck tractor ran over a road service car marked with lights, in front of which two employees painted horizontal markings on the road – informs Ewa Rejn-Kozak, sub-commissioner from the Puławy Poviat Police Headquarters.
The 23-year-old, the second of the road workers at the hospital, is dead
– One of the men died on the spot. He is a 23-year-old citizen of Ukraine. The second – with injuries – was taken to the hospital in Puławy. The truck driver was sober, he did not require hospitalization – says the policewoman.
The road towards Warsaw is blocked. Police officers work on the spot under the supervision of the prosecutor. A detour was set – at the Kurów West junction, through the Puławy Wschód junction, to the Żyrzyn junction.
Main photo source: KPP Pulawy