Actress Horváthová-Jakubisková involved in traffic accident that claims man’s life

The Slovak-born, Prague-based actress and film producer Deana Horváthová-Jakubisková was involved in a traffic accident on Monday which killed a 62-year-old pedestrian, the Czech news website idnes has reported. Mrs Horváthová-Jakubisková, the wife of respected filmmaker Juraj Jakubisko, hit the man with a borrowed all-terrain vehicle on a street in Prague 4; he died of his injuries three hours later. Mrs Horváthová-Jakubisková, who expressed shock over the tragedy, told a Czech tabloid that she had maintained the speed limit and had not drunk alcohol before driving. The accident took place at around 10 in the morning at a pedestrian crosswalk; an investigation is being conducted.

Author: Jan Velinger