In Sitni Gornji, a resident recounted a harrowing incident where a school minibus with five children inside landed in their yard. The driver managed to get the children out unharmed and they were taken to a hospital in Split with only minor injuries. The residents expressed outrage at the authorities’ negligence in maintaining the roads and making them safer for traffic, claiming that the accident could have been prevented if proper safety measures had been in place.
The resident also sympathized with the driver, who was also injured in the accident, and pointed out that the road was in poor condition due to the rain. The lack of safety measures, such as a fence or bumper, on the road was highlighted as a significant factor in the accident. Despite this traumatic experience, the residents are grateful that everyone involved escaped without serious injuries.
This incident has left the residents shaken and frustrated at their lack of attention from local authorities. One local described the road as “really ugly” and expressed frustration at how little attention is paid to their community when it comes to road maintenance and safety measures. However, despite these challenges, they remain hopeful that future incidents can be prevented through increased investment in infrastructure and better communication between residents and local officials.
The driver’s injuries served as a stark reminder of how easily accidents can happen even on well-maintained roads. The incident has prompted some residents to call for increased funding for road safety initiatives, including better lighting systems and increased patrols by law enforcement officers.
Overall, this incident highlights the importance of investing in infrastructure and safety measures to prevent accidents on our roads. It is important for both drivers and pedestrians alike to take steps towards ensuring their own safety while traveling on public roads.