Category: Accidents

Volkswagen sandwiched between two trams following bizarre accident at intersection of Lazarska street and Spalena street, Prague 1-Nove Mesto; nobody injured (Novinky.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Volkswagen sandwiched between two trams following bizarre accident at intersection of Lazarska street and Spalena street, Prague 1-Nove Mesto; nobody injured (Novinky.cz) [Social Media Post]

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Video: Drunk man on Lime scooter crashes into group of tourists on Wenceslas Square, injuring woman; the scooter-rider, a 24-year-old foreigner, had blood-alcohol content of almost 2 per mille (Denik.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Video: Drunk man on Lime scooter crashes into group of tourists on Wenceslas Square, injuring woman; the scooter-rider, a 24-year-old foreigner, had blood-alcohol content of almost 2 per mille (Denik.cz) [Social Media Post]

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Update: Skoda Rapid-driver who died in collision with Ford Mustang near Spindleruv Mlyn, Hradec Kralove Region, was 49-year-old Milan Jakubu, a brigadier general in the Czech military intelligence service Vojenske zpravodajstvi (VZ) (Nova) *corrected* [Social Media Post] 0

Update: Skoda Rapid-driver who died in collision with Ford Mustang near Spindleruv Mlyn, Hradec Kralove Region, was 49-year-old Milan Jakubu, a brigadier general in the Czech military intelligence service Vojenske zpravodajstvi (VZ) (Nova) *corrected* [Social Media Post]

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Ford Mustang collides head-on with Skoda Rapid near Spindleruv Mlyn, Hradec Kralove Region, killing Skoda’s driver and seriously injuring his passenger; Mustang was racing another car, says witness; Mustang-driver and his 12-year-old passenger suffer only minor injuries (Nova) [Social Media Post] 0

Ford Mustang collides head-on with Skoda Rapid near Spindleruv Mlyn, Hradec Kralove Region, killing Skoda’s driver and seriously injuring his passenger; Mustang was racing another car, says witness; Mustang-driver and his 12-year-old passenger suffer only minor injuries (Nova) [Social Media Post]

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Elderly Japanese woman starts fire in Wencelsas Square hotel after trying to make tea by putting plastic electric kettle on hotplate; no injuries; damage estimated at a thousand crowns (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Elderly Japanese woman starts fire in Wencelsas Square hotel after trying to make tea by putting plastic electric kettle on hotplate; no injuries; damage estimated at a thousand crowns (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post]

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15-year-old boy fighting for life after receiving electric shock while trying to take selfie on mast carrying overhead lines at railway station in Votice, Central Bohemia (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

15-year-old boy fighting for life after receiving electric shock while trying to take selfie on mast carrying overhead lines at railway station in Votice, Central Bohemia (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post]

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Video: Train hits truck stopped between level-crossing barriers in Prague 10-Uhrineves on Friday; eight people were injured, including the truck’s 68-year-old driver, who’s been charged with an “obecne ohrozeni” (“public threat”) offence (YouTube) [Social Media Post] 0

Video: Train hits truck stopped between level-crossing barriers in Prague 10-Uhrineves on Friday; eight people were injured, including the truck’s 68-year-old driver, who’s been charged with an “obecne ohrozeni” (“public threat”) offence (YouTube) [Social Media Post]

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Theatre director Jan Kacena fighting for his life after losing consciousness and falling into shaft while inhaling fumes from mineral springs in Marianske Lazne, Karlovy Vary Region; the chemicals in the fumes are said to bring on altered states of consciousness (Krimi-Plzen) [Social Media Post] 0

Theatre director Jan Kacena fighting for his life after losing consciousness and falling into shaft while inhaling fumes from mineral springs in Marianske Lazne, Karlovy Vary Region; the chemicals in the fumes are said to bring on altered states of consciousness (Krimi-Plzen) [Social Media Post]

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Wild adder/viper attacks becoming more frequent; experts think number of Czech snakebite incidents could be double that of 2018, when 23 people were bitten; adders most common in wooded hilly areas (Nova) [Social Media Post] 0

Wild adder/viper attacks becoming more frequent; experts think number of Czech snakebite incidents could be double that of 2018, when 23 people were bitten; adders most common in wooded hilly areas (Nova) [Social Media Post]

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