Cars on the sidewalk, in Galati. There are five injured, including three children

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A serious accident took place in Galati, resulting in five injuries, three of whom are children. The authorities are investigating the causes of the accident.

Five people were injured following the collision of two cars, Saturday afternoon, in an intersection in Galati, one of them overturning. Three children aged 2, 5 and 7 are also among the victims.

What the authorities say about the accident in Galati

According to the information provided by the Galati County Police Inspectorate (IPJ), at 4:11 p.m., the police officers from the Galati Road Bureau were alerted by calling the emergency number 112 regarding the occurrence of a road accident on Domnească street in the municipality, following in which five people were injured.

“From the first investigations, they determined that a car, driven by a 25-year-old woman from Galati, while traveling on Fraternătății Street, from Nicolae Bălcescu Street to Alexandru Ioan Cuza Street, when it arrived in the intersection with Domnească street, allegedly collided with a car driven by a 21-year-old man from Galati, which was traveling from Brăilei street to Lahovari street”, the IPJ Galati representatives said.

Serious accident in Galati. There are five injured, including three children. Photo source: ISU Galati

Two vehicles reached the pavement

As a result of the impact, both cars were projected onto the pavement, with the car driven by the woman overturning. The two drivers and three minors (2 passengers in the car driven by the woman and one in the car driven by the man) were slightly injured.

One of the minors was picked up by the medical team that came to the scene and transported to the Emergency County Hospital “Sfântul Apostol Andrei” Galati, in order to receive medical care.

A criminal case was opened

Both drivers involved in the accident were tested with the breathalyzer, and the results were negative. In connection with this incident, a criminal case was opened for the commission of the crime of culpable bodily harm. The Galati Emergency Situations Inspectorate informed that the three children involved in the accident are 2, 5 and 7 years old.

Specialized teams intervened at the scene of the incident, including an extrication team, a special vehicle for securing and rescuing victims (ASAS), a SMURD crew from the Galați Fire Department and two ambulances from the County Ambulance Service (SAJ).

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