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May holiday carnage on Zachodniopomorskie roads

2013/05/06

06.05.2013 During the May holiday period, from 27 April to 5 May, Zachodniopomorskie police have reported twenty accidents, twenty-six injuries and four deaths.

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Collision between two vans near Świdwin, Zachodniopomorskie

During the same period, the police have arrested two-hundred-and-eighty-six drivers on suspicion of being drunk in charge of a vehicle.

One of the most serious incidents was the one pictured above, involving a head-on collision between two vans on a country road near Świdwin, Zachodniopomorskie, in which two elderly people were killed. The accident was apparently caused by one of the two vans attempting to overtake cyclists.

English editor, A native of the Isle of Wight, Warren has been running the language teaching company, Go! Languages, with his wife Małgorzata, since 1997. A fan of England, Portsmouth F.C. and Pogoń Szczecin, Warren will be contribing articles on football for the Szczecinian.

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