Three vehicles collided on M5 motorway in the Inárcs area on Friday night, killing one in the crash, police reported.
According to the information of police.hu, a truck of Romanian nationality stopped at the 36-kilometer section for an unknown reason, then a van collided from behind and drifted into the ditch. Behind it, a car arrived, the 19-year-old driver of which pulled the steering wheel to the left to avoid a collision and slammed into the lane barrier.
As a result of the accident, a 19-year-old passenger in the car died at the scene and the driver of the vehicle was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries. The 21-year-old driver of the van was also hospitalized with a minor injury.
The police closed the section of the road, and those driving towards Budapest were diverted to the 405 and 4606 roads.