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A rough video has emerged of Saturday’s horror accident

The video recorded by RTL was taken by the on-board camera of one of the trucks, and it shows that there was no chance of avoiding the collision, as the visibility was almost zero due to the dust storm.

42 vehicles were involved in the accident, 19 of which burned out, ten children and 29 adults were injured, and one person lost his life. The police initiated criminal proceedings to investigate the causes of the disaster.

After the accident, the guardrail is being restored on the M1 highway, in the area of ​​Herceghalom, where a mass accident with a fatality occurred on Saturday. Due to the works, congestion has developed towards Hegyeshalom. According to information provided by Útinform on Sunday morning, due to the works, the inner lane on the side leading to Hegyeshalom was closed, and there was a 3-kilometer traffic jam. The affected section between Herceghalom and Bicske can be avoided on highway 1, they wrote.

Cover photo: MTI/Péter Lakatos