An accident with a fatal outcome took place on Sunday morning in Stūnīši, Olaine region, where cars Damage the driver, avoiding a collision with an animal, drove off the road and, unable to regain control of the vehicle, ran into a bicycle driver born in 1944, who died at the scene of the injuries sustained.
Six people lost their lives in accidents on Latvian roads over the weekend.
According to information gathered by the police, a third or five of the victims of road accidents during the day were cyclists, and two more – pedestrians. Ten road traffic accidents with a total of 13 victims occurred in the Riga region, but one more accident with each other was registered in Vidzeme and Latgale regions.
During the day, three drinking drivers and one driver who was sitting behind the wheel under the influence of drugs were caught on Latvian roads. An administrative violation report on aggressive driving has been drawn up for one driver, while 207 drivers have been suspended for exceeding the permitted speed, according to data compiled by the police.