The tragic accident took place on Tuesday (November 20th) around 4.30 a few kilometers from the center of Krakow and, more specifically, from Peace Boulevard. An 80-year-old Krakow, who most likely lived in the area, was hit by a pedestrian crossing by a tram approaching number 1. Police preliminary findings suggest the weather could have contributed to the event, which significantly reduces visibility. It was the second similar accident of the day. A few hours earlier, in another part of the city, the tram hit a 15-year-old.
– Visibility is poor in the city, it rains with snow. Under such conditions, the number of accidents increases, which is why we are cautious – said Mateusz Drwal of the Malopolska police press team. The prosecutor's office is already dealing with the case, which will investigate the most likely incident in the event of an unfortunate accident.
It is dangerous not only on the Malopolska roads for a few days. In many parts of the country snow is snowing or freezing. Black ice can appear on sidewalks and streets. In addition, the situation will not improve in the coming days.
A fatal accident. The train hit a pedestrian
Drunk ran a tram. He hit the dead pedestrian
Author: ml, PAP