On Sunday morning, a traffic accident occurred on the Rēzekne highway (A12) near Kūkai, in which the bus collided with a moose, informs VSIA “Latvijas valsts ceļi”.
The accident occurred on the 16th kilometer of the Rezekne highway. As the agency LETA found out in the State Police, the accident happened around 6.30 am.
According to initial information, the crash involved an intercity bus, the driver of which was slightly injured but refused hospitalization. Other people have not been injured in the accident.
The elk died in the accident, and as a result of the collision, its body was hit in the bus cabin.