MP Ondrej Binder Dies in Car Crash

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MP Ondrej Binder taking his oath of office on March 23, 2016 (archive photo by TASR)

Banska Stiavnica, May 13 (TASR) – Kotleba-People’s Party Our Slovakia (LSNS) MP Ondrej Binder, 46, died in a car crash between Banska Stiavnica and Banska Bela (Banska Bystrica region) shortly before noon on Friday, TASR learnt on the same day.

The news was verified for TASR by MP and Banska Bystrica Regional Office director Milan Uhrik (LSNS), although he didn’t know the cause of the accident yet.

“The traffic accident occurred three kilometres from Banska Stiavnica, in the direction of Banska Bela. Police is still at the site, documenting the case,” Banska Bystrica Regional Police spokesperson Andrea Petrovicova told TASR. The police will release closer details later, but confirmed that the driver perished in the collision.

It was tvnoviny.sk website that first broke the news on tragic death of MP Binder. According to its information, the legislator crashed his car into a traffic barrier, likely in the wake of an epileptic fit.