The car started to burn after crashing into a tree


A traffic accident near Postoloprta in the Louny region claimed one human life on Friday afternoon. A car came out of the way, crashed into a tree and caught fire. A person inside the vehicle suffered fatal injuries, said police spokeswoman Alena Bartošová.

The accident was reported to the police shortly after 4:30 p.m. "The vehicle crashed into a tree and started to burn after the crash", said Bartošová. The spokesperson did not want to provide more information about the victim due to the need to inform the survivors first.

According to information on the traffic website of the Directorate of Roads and Motorways, the accident happened on the third class road between the municipalities of Skupice and Mradice. The accident site is now impassable.