People Smugglers Kill Again: Four Migrants Dead After Car Jumps Police Checkpoint

People Smugglers Kill Again: Four Migrants Dead After Car Jumps Police Checkpoint


ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) – A car carrying migrants on Thursday skidded off road and hit a wall in southern Croatia, killing four people and seriously injuring five others, police said.

The driver of the car was speeding after evading a police checkpoint, according to Croatia’s Interior Minister Davor Bozinovic. He said that it wasn’t immediately clear whether the driver was killed in the crash or is among the injured.

Croatian media reported that the driver was trying to escape police to avoid being caught for people smuggling. The five other passengers, including a child, were injured and taken to the hospital.

Bozinovic said that “it wasn’t a classic car chase” and that the driver hit the wall while trying to turn at a

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