A fatal traffic accident occurred on main road no. 3 near Kápolna late Friday evening, the Heves County Police Headquarters announced on police.hu.
Three cars collided between Kápolna and Kerecsend, in the 115th kilometer of the main road, under circumstances that are still unclear. As a result of the accident, one person died on the spot. According to the police’s later statement, the driver of one of the vehicles, a 24-year-old man from Kál, died. Another three people suffered injuries that required medical attention.
The circumstances of the accident are being investigated by the Füzesabony Police Department. The National Directorate General of Disaster Management (OKF) announced that the professional firefighters from Eger and Füzesabony had to rescue several people from the vehicles. On the affected section of the road, the investigation has been completed, the traffic is again undisturbed – the headquarters announced at dawn on Saturday.