“Despite all the help of rescuers, the driver died on the spot from his injuries,” police spokeswoman Martina Yoklova added after 9:30 p.m. “The accident completely blocked road II/150 between Tyn nad Vltava and Deep nad Vltava.”

In the evening, Český Krumlov municipal service workers started bagging the sand in case the need arises to store the bags in places where there is a risk of spillage from the riverbed and damage to property.

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Drivers have to detour the scene by detours, traffic on the spot is controlled by the police. Cars weighing up to 6 tons can pass through the municipalities of Munice, Zagaji and Oleshnik.