The Prime Minister of Poland Beata Szydlo was injured in a traffic accident in the town of Auschwitz on Friday evening, February 10, reports Reuters. The head of government received injuries and were hospitalized.
It is reported that the car, travelling on a minor road, crashed into one of the cars of the government convoy. He crashed into a second vehicle of the column, which was Szydlo. As a result, her car pulled over.
As stated by the head of the interior Ministry of Poland Mariusz Blashak at a press conference, Szydlo feels «pretty good» after the accident, reports «UKRINFORM».
«Madam Prime Minister said that he feels well, health is good. We all hope that she will quickly return to your duties,» said Blashek.
He added that the head of security the head of the government successfully carried out the operation, and the driver of the Prime Minister, who was also hospitalized, has been discharged from hospital.
Talking about the details of the accident, Blashek noted that the driver of the Prime Minister — a qualified employee of the Bureau of government protection (BOR), the car of the head of government was new, 2016 release, he is equipped for the carriage of the first persons.
According to him, taking into account the consequences of this accident, the Ministry will prepare changes in the functioning of the BOR. They will be for the emergency and Park vehicles that serve first persons of the state.
Deputy interior Minister Jaroslav Zielinski said that changes will include increasing the number of functionaries in the BOR, the expansion of their powers in Poland and contraction abroad. It is also planned to change the name of the structure, for example on National security.
According to him, in BOR this year is to be taken not less than 300 people.
As informed the Agency, when the government’s motorcade drove at Auschwitz, 21-year-old driver of the Fiat Cinquecento missed the first car of the motorcade and, turning left, entered the second, which was the Prime Minister. Trying to avoid an accident, the driver of the Prime Minister’s car sharply turned the wheel, whereby the car crashed into a tree.
Recall, 21 November 2016, the motorcade of Prime Minister of Poland Beata Szydlo has hit in a traffic accident in Israel on the way from tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
Poland’s Prime Minister hospitalized after an accident in Auschwitz 12.02.2017