Twelve die in Easter road accidents

Twelve people have died in road accidents in the Czech Republic over Easter; another four people were killed on Thursday. A 73-year-old man, a member of a motocross event organizing team, who died of injuries sustained when he was crossing the track and was hit by one of the racers. The relatively high number of road deaths occurred despite Czech police’ increased presence on the roads over the weekend; traffic police set up more than 150 patrols, focusing primarily on drunk driving and speeding.

Author: Jan Richter