Zlín Traffic Accident Leaves Trolleybus Airborne

An accident in Otrokovice earlier this morning left half of one of the city’s trolleybuses stuck on an upturned utility pole

Dave Park

Written by Dave Park Published on 30.08.2016 15:53:44 (updated on 30.08.2016) Reading time: 1 minute

A trolleybus in the Kvítkovice section of Otrokovice, Zlín region, veered off the road and into a utility pole earlier this morning, leaving the vehicle dangling in midair as a team of rescuers extracted trapped civilians.

Several injuries were reported, including four serious ones, and one woman was airlifted to the area hospital via helicopter.

It’s unknown at this time what caused the accident, but the apparently suffered from a heart condition and wound up in the hospital.

Traffic in the area is currently being diverted as the road remains closed.

More information can be found on the pages of Zlin.cz.

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