Five people were killed as fully occupied Van plowed into stopped tractor trailer Thursday afternoon on D1 in the South Moravian Region near Vyskov. Four others were injured. All casualties are reportedly Polish nationals.Posted at 8:15 pm on September 17, 2015 by Jan Uruba
Emergency services responded to the scene at about 1 o’clock in the afternoon.
Four women and one man died on the scene before the arrival of medical crews. According to Jaroslav Mikoska, the spokesman for fire and rescue service, three other people were transported to the local hospitals by ground and air ambulances. Two are being treated with life-threatening injuries. One man was treated and released without need for hospitalization.
No more details are available at this time. The accident remains under investigation.