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Tragic Traffic Accident in Novi Virje Leaves Community Shaken; Authorities Initiate Misdemeanor Proceedings


Feb 11, 2024
Crash in Novi Virje results in serious injuries: vehicle veers off road and strikes two traffic signs and a fence

On Sunday at 1:30 a.m., a fatal traffic accident occurred in Novi Virje, resulting in the death of a 62-year-old driver. The driver, who was operating a car with a Koprivnica license plate, was transported to Koprivnica General Hospital with life-threatening injuries. According to the police, the accident occurred due to illegal movement, causing the vehicle to veer off the roadway and hit two traffic signs, a fence, and a decorative tree.

The incident has left behind devastated loved ones and has had a significant impact on the community. Blood and urine samples were taken at the Koprivnica General Hospital to determine if there were any substances present in the driver’s body. Misdemeanor proceedings will be initiated against the driver as a result of this tragic event.

This incident serves as a stark reminder of the importance of safety and responsibility while driving. It is crucial that all drivers adhere to traffic laws and regulations in order to prevent accidents like this from occurring again. The authorities will continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding this fatal accident in order to provide closure and justice for those involved.

It is important that we all take responsibility for our actions when driving on public roads. We must always obey traffic rules and regulations, maintain focus on our driving, avoid distractions such as using our phones or eating while driving, and always use seat belts.

By doing so, we can reduce our risk of being involved in an accident like this one and ensure that everyone on our roads stays safe. We should also remember that every life lost is one too many, and it is up to us all to do our part in preventing accidents like this from happening again.

The authorities are calling for anyone who may have witnessed or have information about this incident to come forward immediately so they can continue their investigation into what happened. It is only through cooperation that we can hope for justice for those involved in this tragic accident.

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