Tico drove the wrong way on the S52 expressway near Skoczów. Fortunately, other drivers stopped them
According to the bielskiedrogi.pl website, on Thursday, May 25, 2023, around 10.45 am on the S52 in Skoczów, there was a dangerous situation. Tico was driving the highway against the current. – An elderly woman driving a Daewoo Tico drove the wrong way on the expressway. Fortunately, it was stopped by other drivers in time and returned to the right lane.
Perhaps the reason for this terrible mistake was the fact that works were going on at the Harbutowice junction and the route from DK 81 to S52 was closed.
“This time everything went well. But it is enough to look back a little to remember how these types of stories end, writes the portal from Bielsko.
In fact. This may happen often, but it does happen. The tragedy due to driving against the flow took place in March 2023 near Cieszyn in the Silesian province. And also on the S52 highway. The Nissan Micra at that time was traveling in the wrong lane and collided head-on with the Jeep. The 82-year-old driver of the Nissan and the 91-year-old passenger were killed. Three people were injured, including a 3-year-old child. Video from another car’s dash cam shows the Micra speeding the wrong way in the left lane. More about the tragedy and the video can be found at the link below.
What do the rules say? Driving the wrong way on a highway or highway is severely punished. It could end up with a $2,000 fine. zloty and six penalty points. Additionally, PLN 300 is charged for reversing on highways and highways.
Against current on S52. Tragedy on the road
Fatal accident near Cieszyn. There is a video showing the Nissan speeding against traffic in the left lane of the S52