Fatal accidents close down portions of D1 westbound

Two fatal crashes, about an hour and five kilometers apart, completely blocked D1, the main motorway between Bohemia and Moravia. There are reported casualities from both crashes.

The police say, that a car traveling westbound on motorway D1 hit a truck near town of Humpolec. Almost an hour later a similar crash occurred not far from the first accident. This time it was a van that hit another vehicle. Police closed down portions of D1 westbound near Humpolec and both accidents are currently being investigated. Freeway should be re-opened before midnight.