On Tuesday afternoon, a traffic accident occurred on the road connecting Srinjine and Gornje Sitno. The school van involved in the accident was carrying five children and the driver. Initial reports suggest that the children were taken to the hospital in Split, but there are no serious injuries. Official medical information is still being awaited. The driver did not seek medical assistance after the accident.
Zrinka Muzinić Bikić, vice-president of HDZ Split and principal of the elementary school in Srinjine, commented on the condition of the road where the accident occurred. She stated that there were five students in the van, four eighth-graders and one third-grader, who were returning home after class when they were involved in an accident.
Muzinić Bikić expressed concern for the children and their families and stated that they are currently being examined at the hospital. She also addressed concerns regarding road safety on this stretch of road. She mentioned that she had sent letters to the City multiple times regarding issues with protective fencing on this road as well as poor retaining walls and vertical signage.
Muzinić Bikić hopes that action will be taken by city officials to improve road safety in this area to prevent future accidents from happening on this stretch of road connecting Srinjine and Gornje Sitno.