A foreign man was struck and killed by a passing vehicle while trying to cross the D1 motorway to ask for directions. Incident occurred in the South Moravian Region near a town of Slavkov u Brna Saturday night, police say.Posted at 10:09 pm on July 5, 2015 by Jan Uruba Cover photo by By ŠJů (Own work), via Wikimedia Commons
According to police, a 60-years-old foreign national man was passing through the Czech Republic on his way to a family vacation.
When he found himself to be unsure about what turn to take next, the man decided to pull over on a shoulder and cross the freeway to ask for directions.
Later, when attempting to cross the motorway, he was struck by a passing Mazda.
Even though witnesses of the incident responded shortly to provide first aid, he was pronounced dead after an arrival of Emergency services.
A police investigation is currently underway.