Friday 10th February 2017
An Audi A8 L Security transporting Polish prime minister Beata Szydło hit a tree in Oświęcim at approx. 50 km/h. PM suffered minor injuries, but spent following week in a military hospital in Warsaw Her security guard suffered leg bone fracture, while driver was also injured. The accident occurred when the government car moving in the three cars motorcade with piloting Audi A6 and closing Audi Q7 using red and blue beacons was overtaking a group of cars on a three-way junction. The Audi driver swerved left to avoid collision with a Fiat Seicento, but still hit the Fiat’s bumper, that cut them off while turning left from the priority road, but without using indicator.