15 serious accidents closed roads in the countrya, reported the Ministry of the Interior. And these are data only for the traffic accidents that occurred until the early afternoon today.
The Gabrovo – Tryavna road in the area of Zhaltesh village is closed due to an accident, the Regional Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs in Gabrovo announced. The incident happened this afternoon when entering the village of Zhaltesh from Gabrovo. The car has flipped onto its roof. Traffic remains closed due to an investigation and determination of the exact causes of the accident.
The police in Gabrovo call on the drivers of road vehicles to drive with caution on the roads in the autumn season, there are often fogs, reduced visibility and slippery roads.
A driver died after hitting a car on the road between Gorna Oryahovitsa and the village of Kozarevetsand traffic between Veliko Tarnovo and Ruse near the village of Polikraishte has been stopped due to a collision between two trucks, the Regional Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs (ODMVR) – Veliko Tarnovo reported to BTA.
In the accident on the road between Gorna Oryahovo and the village of Kozarevets, between two cars, the other driver was also injured and taken to a hospital in Veliko Tarnovo. The incident happened at 10 o’clock today
At noon there was an accident with two tires, which led to the closure of the main Ruse-Veliko Tarnovo road near the village of Polikraishte.
The police in Veliko Tarnovo specified that the causes of the accidents are being clarified. They appealed to drivers to be careful because all the roads in the district are wet due to the rains of the last few hours.
A serious accident also occurred on the Montana – Sofia road in the section between the villages of Blagovo and Borovtsi, one person was injured. Police teams were rerouting traffic on detours.
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A collision between a car and a bus also occurred on one of the oldest bridges in Bulgaria. The accident happened on the highest part of the Kadin Bridge, built over the Struma River in the village of Nevestino.
The “Traffic Police” calls on road users to adapt their behavior to the weather conditions due to the complicated weather situation in some parts of the country, the Ministry of the Interior announced. It is still raining in many places in the western part of Bulgaria, and a strong wind is blowing in the eastern part, which is a prerequisite for branches falling on the roadways. The appeal to the drivers of road vehicles is to reduce their speed and ensure a greater distance to other road users.
According to the press center of the Regional Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs – Kyustendil, no one was injured. Material damage was done to both vehicles. The accident was handled by the traffic police. The bus belongs to a private security company. The crossing of the bridge was briefly suspended.
Kadin Bridge was built in 1470. It is about 100 meters long and 5 meters wide. In 2021, the bridge was renovated. The asphalt layer was removed and cobblestones were laid with the idea of making the bridge pedestrian. After an outcry from the local population, paving stones were laid on the bridge and motor vehicle traffic was restored. A problem in crossing the Kadin bridge is the lack of visibility in its high part, drivers comment.