Rain is a top cause of 74 car accidents in Bulgaria
03. July 2010. | 07:36
Source: Focus News Agency
Wet road surfaces caused car accidents in the country and in the capital on Friday. Total of 74 car accidents occurred yesterday.
Wet road surfaces caused car accidents in the country and in the capital on Friday. Total of 74v car accidents occurred yesterday.
An accident occurred at 2.50pm on the road before the village of Narechenski Bani. A man at the age of 59 years has died on eth spot. His wife who also was in the car in the moment of the crash suffers leg injury and has been transported to a hospital in Plovdiv. Reasons for the incident have not been cleared yet.
All road surfaces in Plovdiv district are wet after the rain that fell in the city.
A route taxi has fallen in a gully from the bridge by the village of Rebrovo. The national Medical Coordination Centre told FOCUS News Agency that the signal has been received by 12.55pm. Three ambulances have been sent from Sofia and one from the hospital in Svoge. A 59-year-old woman with broken left hand has been transported to Pirogov Multiprofile Hospital for Active Treatment and Emergency Aid. A 42-year-old woman who suffers head injury would also be transported to the capital. A 55-year-old man has also been rushed to Sofia. A teenage boy at the age of 15 has been released for home treatment as well as a woman at the age of 50. The driver of the route taxi suffers no injuries.
Eight people have been injured in the road accident that occurred by the village of Rebrovo, where a route taxi fell in a gully from a bridge. This is what spokesperson of District Directorate of the Interior – Sofia Neli Ivanova said for FOCUS News Agency . She specified that the people suffer different injuries and some of them have been admitted in the hospital in Svoge and other have been transported to Pirogov hospital in Sofia.
“At the moment the police are still inquiring the scene of the incident to clarify the reasons for it”, Ivanova said.
Torrential rains that fell in the district of Pazardzhik cut power in some living quarters in the town of Pazardzhik and several towns and villages in the district, officer on duty at EVN-Pazardzhik said.
Quarters of Yabalkite and Mladost are without power supply as well as municipal centers of Belovo and Septemvri and some villages.
The largest quantity of rain over the past 12 hours fell at Cherni Vrah peak, the National Institute for Hydrology and Meteorology with the Bulgarian Academy of Science announced for FOCUS News Agency.
32 l/sq m of rain have been registered at Cherni Vrah peak ,at Musala peak the rain quantity was 15 l/sq m and at Murgash peak – 12 l/sq m