16. 01. 2022 12:18 | KOŠICE / TASR
The tragic accident happened on Saturday night.
A tragic accident in Košice.
The traffic accident, which occurred on Saturday (January 15) evening in Košice, claimed the life of a pedestrian. Lenka Ivanová, a spokeswoman for the Regional Directorate of the Police Force in Košice, informed about it.
“According to previous findings, a driver from Poland drove a truck, consisting of a tractor with a semi-trailer, on the road in the direction from the Green Court to Košice. The pedestrian fell on the road, where another set of trucks driving in the same direction crossed it, “said Ivanová.
The pedestrian suffered injuries incompatible with his life, which he unfortunately suffered at the scene of the accident.
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“The presence of alcohol in truck drivers has not been established, whether a pedestrian was under the influence of alcohol or other narcotics or psychotropic substances will be checked at an ordered autopsy. “the criminal police department of the District Directorate of the Police Force in Košice, which in this connection started criminal prosecution for the crime of murder,” Ivanová added.
How exactly this tragic traffic accident occurred, what was its cause and to what extent its participants contributed to it, will be the subject of further investigation, according to Ivan.
The police call on pedestrians to monitor the traffic, but especially to cross the road in places designated for that purpose. They also avoided risk areas, were sufficiently convinced that they could enter the road without imminent danger, and were marked with reflective elements in a visible place. Police also call on drivers to be extra careful. It recommends drivers to anticipate, adjust their driving speed and pay attention wherever people are expected to move.