The D1 highway near Humpolka remains closed in the morning in the direction of Prague after an overnight accident involving four trucks. One of the drivers died in it. The other driver suffered minor injuries, as did the responding officer. On the X network the police informed about it. According to her, drivers should choose a different route, but some roads of lower classes are difficult to pass in the Vysočina due to the snow.
The accident happened shortly after 23:00 at the 90th kilometer of the highway. After midnight, the exit from the highway was made passable. “Police officers started to pull over vehicles at exit 90 and at the same place on the ramp to km 90 in the direction of Prague, vehicles are returning to the highway,” the police said.
This morning, workers of the towing service were still cleaning up the consequences of the accident, and the police are diverting traffic near Humpolka via the exit and the entrance to the highway.
After the accident, the crashed trucks were also partially in the direction of Brno, but this part of the highway was passable with caution.