On Sunday at 9:35 a.m., a traffic accident occurred on the A1 highway near Drežnik, Karlovac, according to reports from the Karlovac Police Department. The accident was caused by a man driving a passenger car with Ogulin license plates who hit the rear of a police vehicle with Zagreb license plates due to inappropriate speed while rounding a slight bend. The force of the impact threw both vehicles into a metal guardrail on the central belt, after which they bounced back onto the roadway.
The driver of the passenger car was seriously injured in the accident, while the driver of the police vehicle and his passenger were slightly injured. For causing the accident, the 56-year-old driver will be issued a mandatory misdemeanor order, and a report will be forwarded to the competent state attorney.