Pedestrian Died On The Spot After Being Hit By A Garbage Truck In Plovdiv

Incidents | December 13, 2023, Wednesday // 11:13|  views

Tragedy struck this morning on Tsarigradsko Shosse Blvd in Plovdiv as a woman lost her life after being struck by a municipal garbage truck. The incident occurred around 9:50 AM, leaving the victim deceased at the scene. The woman's identity remains unknown at present.

Reports indicate that the fatal accident transpired while the woman was traversing a pedestrian path. The municipal garbage truck, originating from "Landos" street, made a left turn onto "Tsarigradsko shose" Blvd, resulting in the collision that claimed the woman's life.

Law enforcement has cordoned off the area, initiating an active investigation into the circumstances surrounding the accident. The driver of the truck, who tested negative for alcohol use, was detained for further tests concerning narcotic substances.

With police teams managing traffic in the affected zone, congestion in the vicinity is causing difficulties for commuters.

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Tags: pedestrian, truck, Plovdiv


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