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Two dead as truck driven by Polish citizen collides with passenger car

BC, Riga, 12.01.2017.Print version
Two people died in a traffic accident on the Bauska motor road this morning, LETA was told at the State Police.

In the 50th kilometer of the Bauska road, a DAF truck, driven by a 50 years old Polish citizen, collided with a BMW car, driven by a 30 years old man.

The BMW driver and his passenger, a 21 years old man, died in the accident.

According to eyewitnesses, the road section where the accident happened was slippery and covered with so called black ice which is transparent and can be practically invisible. A short while before that collision another car slid into a ditch, apparently because of the icy road surface.

Police are currently working at the scene of the accident.

The causes of the accident will be established in a criminal probe.

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