Motorist dies in tanker truck collision on D1 outside Prague

A motorist was killed and two others were injured in a collision on the D1 highway on Friday morning. The tragedy unfolded near Prague when the driver of a tanker truck drove into oncoming traffic.

The person who died was in a personal vehicle; one of the people injured was hospitalized.

The crash saw massive amounts of heating fuel leak from the tanker onto the road, leading to the highway being closed in both directions.

The accident took place shortly after 8 am.