On Sunday night in Novi Virje, a serious traffic accident occurred at 1:30 a.m., resulting in the death of a 62-year-old driver. The driver, operating a car with a Koprivnica license plate, was transported to Koprivnica General Hospital with life-threatening injuries.
According to the police, the accident was caused by illegal movement, causing the vehicle to veer off the roadway and hit two traffic signs, a fence, and a decorative tree. The incident has left the community in shock and mourning for the driver’s loved ones.
Blood and urine samples were taken at the hospital to determine if there were any substances present in the driver’s body. Misdemeanor proceedings will be initiated against the driver.
The authorities are investigating the circumstances surrounding the accident to provide closure and justice for those involved. This tragic event serves as a reminder of the importance of safety and responsibility while operating a vehicle. It is crucial that drivers prioritize their own safety as well as that of others on the road to prevent accidents like this from happening again.