An elderly man was hit by a garbage truck in Chodov in the Sokolov region

On Thursday morning, a garbage truck caused fatal injuries to an 84-year-old man in Chodov in the Sokolov region. The victim succumbed to his injuries, said regional police spokesman Jakub Kopřiva.

The accident happened at around 8:00.

“Police officers are investigating the causes and circumstances of the accident on the scene,” Kopřiva added.