At 10:00 p.m. last night, an accident occurred on Odrin Street in the Roma district of Montana, Kosharnik, in which a 26-year-old driver from Berkovitsa hit a 41-year-old local man sitting on a chair on the road.

After that, relatives and friends of the victim pounced on the driver and beat him, reported the Regional Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs in Montana.

The balding man was admitted to the Montana hospital's surgical department with a concussion, but not life-threatening.

The beaten driver managed to get into his car and escape.

He was found at his home in Berkovica, where he was tested for alcohol and it was negative.

He was taken to the hospital for an examination and to determine his condition.

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Pre-trial proceedings have been initiated in the case, the police directorate in Montana specified.