Five people died in four road accidents in four different parts of the country on Saturday, police.hu has reported.
Around 5:00 in the afternoon, a car drove off the main road and hit a tree on main road no. 6 between Darány and Istvándi. The 57-year-old man who was driving it died of his injuries on the spot.
Around 4:00 in the afternoon, a truck and a car collided head-on on road no. 306. The truck drove into a ditch, the car caught fire, and the two passengers were killed.
At 4:18 p.m. in Nagykáta, on road no. 3115, a car drifted off the road, hit a bridge barrier, spun several times, and then stopped in the field. The 54-year-old man who was driving the car died on the spot.
At 2:00 in the afternoon, a car driving towards Budapest on M5 motorway drove into a ditch for an as yet unclear reason. The driver of the car and one passenger were injured, but the police could not save another passenger.