Ex-PM Tošovský facing reckless driving charge in US after crash

One-time Czech prime minister Josef Tošovský caused a motor accident near the US city of Washington a week and a half ago, the news website Aktualne.cz reported. Mr. Tošovský, who headed a caretaker cabinet for six months in the latter half of the 1990s, is facing reckless driving charges after his Ferrari crashed into three cars on the Georgetown Pike in Virginia. A passenger in his car and two people in the other vehicles suffered minor injuries. The news was confirmed by the Financial Stability Institute in Basel, which the 65-year-old banker heads.

Author: Ian Willoughby