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Labour Minister Ján Richter hospitalised after car accident

Labour, Social Affairs and Family Minister Ján Richter was involved in a car accident on Tuesday, June 11, around 11:00. The TASR newswire quoted the www.tvnoviny.sk website as reporting that the minister suffered injuries and was transported to a hospital. Later, TASR wrote that he was brought to the University Hospital in Bratislava, without specifying his injuries. According to available information, the minister’s injuries are not life threatening.

Labour, Social Affairs and Family Minister Ján Richter was involved in a car accident on Tuesday, June 11, around 11:00. The TASR newswire quoted the www.tvnoviny.sk website as reporting that the minister suffered injuries and was transported to a hospital. Later, TASR wrote that he was brought to the University Hospital in Bratislava, without specifying his injuries. According to available information, the minister’s injuries are not life threatening.

The accident, involving an official government limousine, took place on the R1 dual carriageway near the municipality of Pata in the Galanta District. The crash claimed to lives.

The SITA newswire also informed that one lane of the carriageway was closed as of 12:30.

(Source: TASR, SITA)
Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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