Pauline.  The brothers’ car was hit by a speeding BMW, the 15-year-old did not survive.  Judgment for the driver

Pauline. The brothers’ car was hit by a speeding BMW, the 15-year-old did not survive. Judgment for the driver


In March, a speeding BMW in the town of Paulinów (Lublin Region) hit a car driven by two brothers, aged 15 and 21. The younger one did not survive the accident. The driver fled the scene. Random people stopped him. A breath test showed that he had 2.6 per mille of alcohol in his body. The court has sentenced Zbigniew M.-Sz. for 10 years in prison. The judgment is not final.

The decision was made before the Puławy District Court. The court found that 43-year-old Zbigniew M.-Sz. drove a car while drunk, intentionally violated traffic safety laws, crossed the speed limit and collided with another car, resulting in a 15-year-old Nissan passenger at the scene and injuring a 21-year-old driver.

The accident happened in March 2022 in the city of PaulinówKPP Pulawy

The man was sentenced to 10 years in prison (due to the sentence, the court included detention where the 43-year-old was detained from March to October) and a lifetime ban on driving any vehicle. He also ordered the 21-year-old to pay a fine of PLN 10,000 and a payment of PLN 10,000 to the Justice Fund.

As noted by the court, Zbigniew M.-Sz. in 2016 he was found guilty of driving while drunk, evaded paying child support, drove despite being banned from driving any vehicle.

The judgment is not final.

The 15-year-old passenger did not survive the accident, his 21-year-old brother was hospitalizedKPP Pulawy

The brothers were stuck in the car, the younger one did not survive

The accident happened on the evening of March 14, 2022 in the town of Paulinów (Puławy district). According to the police at the time, a car driven by two brothers aged 15 and 21 was hit by a speeding BMW driven by a 43-year-old man. Both cars fell into a ditch.

The brothers got stuck in the car. To remove them from the car, the fire department had to use special equipment. Despite quick help, the 15-year-old’s life could not be saved. His 21-year-old brother was hospitalized in Lublin.

The police found that the driver of the BMW got out of the car and fled the scene. Shortly after, he was arrested by random people and handed over to the police. A breath test showed that he had 2.6 per mille of alcohol in his body.

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