Sunday, 24 July 2022

Steward Killed in Accident at Grobnik Motorsport Racetrack

ZAGREB, 24 July 2022 - A steward was killed when a racing car ran off the track at the Grobnik Circuit venue in the Rijeka hinterland on Saturday, organisers of the race reported on Sunday.

The accident happened on the first day of the "Croatia 2022" contest, during an hour-long Endurance race.

In the accident, the car driving at full speed ran off the track, pushed the fence and hit two stewards  standing at their position. One of them sustained fatal injuries and died after he was admitted to  a hospital in Rijeka. The other steward was lightly injured.

The contest was suspended and an investigation is under way.

The Croatian Automobile and Karting Federation (HAKS) has informed the competent international agencies and Croatian law enforcement and investigation authorities about the case.

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Monday, 22 March 2021

11 Syrians Injured in Highway Accident Near Okučani Hospitalised

ZAGREB, 22 March, 2021 - Following a serious motorway accident near the Okučani junction on Monday, in which four persons were killed, 11 injured Syrian nationals have been admitted to hospital in Nova Gradiška, hospital director Josip Kolodziej confirmed to Hina.

"Six people have been seriously injured, one person is in critical condition and one is undergoing surgery," he said.

Kolodziej confirmed that all persons admitted were foreign nationals who identify themselves as Syrians.

Four injured persons each were taken to hospitals in Slavonski Brod and Pakrac.

Four people were killed at Okučani when a truck transporting hay overturned. An investigation is underway to determine how the injured persons got into the trailer of the truck.

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Tuesday, 22 August 2017

'Summer Vacation I Want to Forget': Surgeons in Split Save Tourist's Life After Terrible Accident

After the swimmer got struck by a catamaran propeller, hospital staff in Split saved his life

Tuesday, 25 July 2017

SDP Secretary-General Runs into Motorcyclist with Car

Not your every day occurence...

Monday, 1 May 2017

Diver Dies Near Hotel Palace Beach in Dubrovnik

Another horrific incident takes place in the usually safe waters around Dubrovnik.

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

Two Boats Collide in Dubrovnik Waters: Two Dead, Five Missing

A tragedy at sea near Dubrovnik on April 25, 2017.

Friday, 14 April 2017

Explosion in Wheat Silo in Vranjic

Accident leaves five injured, no fatalities