42 dead, 447 hurt in Polish road accidents over long Christmas weekend
PR dla Zagranicy
Forty-two people were killed and 447 injured in 373 accidents on Polish roads during the long Christmas weekend, police have said.
In one of the most tragic accidents over the Christmas holidays, three people were killed and seven injured when two passenger cars collided in the central city of Łódź on the night of December 25. Photo: PAP/Grzegorz Michałowski
Meanwhile, police say they stopped 883 drunk drivers during their Safe Christmas Weekend road safety campaign, which lasted from December 22 to 26.
During the same period last year, 53 people died in 318 accidents on Polish roads, Antoni Rzeczkowski from the country’s General Police Headquarters told Polish Radio's IAR news agency.