Category: Accidents

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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26-year-old man trapped down well in Velke Pavlovice, South Moravia, is found dead following near-55-hour rescue attempt; concrete slab complicated firefighters’ efforts (iROZHLAS) [Social Media Post] 0

26-year-old man trapped down well in Velke Pavlovice, South Moravia, is found dead following near-55-hour rescue attempt; concrete slab complicated firefighters’ efforts (iROZHLAS) [Social Media Post]

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Video: A goods train carrying limestone derails near Marianske Lazne, Karlovy Vary Region, on Sunday (28 July); the clean-up operation continues and the railway line remains closed (HZS Karlovarskeho kraje on Facebook) [Social Media Post] 0

Video: A goods train carrying limestone derails near Marianske Lazne, Karlovy Vary Region, on Sunday (28 July); the clean-up operation continues and the railway line remains closed (HZS Karlovarskeho kraje on Facebook) [Social Media Post]

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Fire service inspections of 178 Czech “escape rooms” find two-thirds have safety issues; more than half occupy premises that haven’t been certified for this kind of use (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Fire service inspections of 178 Czech “escape rooms” find two-thirds have safety issues; more than half occupy premises that haven’t been certified for this kind of use (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post]

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Breaking: Barrels containing 94% concentration of sulphuric acid leaking from crashed lorry on D1 motorway near Kromeriz, Zlin Region (east of Brno); driver hospitalised with burns (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Breaking: Barrels containing 94% concentration of sulphuric acid leaking from crashed lorry on D1 motorway near Kromeriz, Zlin Region (east of Brno); driver hospitalised with burns (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post]

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Update: Drunk-driving Russian entrepreneur Oleg Gubin sentenced “in absentia” to 9 years’ prison for killing Colombian tourist on Prague pedestrian crossing on New Year’s Day 2018; Gubin fled Czech Republic after posting million-crown bail (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Update: Drunk-driving Russian entrepreneur Oleg Gubin sentenced “in absentia” to 9 years’ prison for killing Colombian tourist on Prague pedestrian crossing on New Year’s Day 2018; Gubin fled Czech Republic after posting million-crown bail (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post]

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Video: Man saves 85-year-old motorcyclist lying unconscious on railway tracks from oncoming train in Kostelec nad Orlici, Hradec Kralove Region; senior biker had hit level-crossing barrier (Policie České republiky on Facebook) [Social Media Post] 0

Video: Man saves 85-year-old motorcyclist lying unconscious on railway tracks from oncoming train in Kostelec nad Orlici, Hradec Kralove Region; senior biker had hit level-crossing barrier (Policie České republiky on Facebook) [Social Media Post]

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Oops: Young man crashes car through window of Benzina petrol station on Jizni spojka section of Prazsky okruh ring road, Praha 10-Zabehlice; tests negative for drink or drugs (Novinky.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Oops: Young man crashes car through window of Benzina petrol station on Jizni spojka section of Prazsky okruh ring road, Praha 10-Zabehlice; tests negative for drink or drugs (Novinky.cz) [Social Media Post]

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