Rescue crews, police divers called after car plunges into Labe River

Rescue crews, police divers called after car plunges into Labe River Emergency crews including police divers were called to the district of Rozbělesy, Děčín, on Monday after a vehicle broke through a road barrier, according to witnesses, and plunged into the Labe River. The accident took place shortly before 10 am. The vehicle was not immediately found but was recovered later by crane.

One person was found dead inside. The death is being investigated by the police.

Road conditions appear to not to have been a factor in the accident; while there was snowfall overnight, it was at higher levels in the Ore Mountains (Krušné hory).