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Slovak driver still held over fatal accident in Hungary

After a fatal car accident in which she was involved on Hungary's M3 highway on August 21, Slovak citizen Eva Varholíková-Rezešová will spend the next 30 days in custody, a Budapest court has ruled, the Nový Čas daily reported on Friday, August 24. After 30 days, custody can be extended by up to 90 days.

After a fatal car accident in which she was involved on Hungary's M3 highway on August 21, Slovak citizen Eva Varholíková-Rezešová will spend the next 30 days in custody, a Budapest court has ruled, the Nový Čas daily reported on Friday, August 24. After 30 days, custody can be extended by up to 90 days.

A BMW car being driven by Varholíková-Rezešová, who is the daughter of Alexander Rezeš, the late Mečiar-era tycoon and former minister, reportedly collided with a Fiat Punto. That car then hit crash barriers on the highway and caught fire, leading to the deaths of all four occupants. Varholíková-Rezešová suffered only minor injuries. According to police, she was intoxicated at the time of the accident.

Source: Nový Čas

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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