Connecticut police assist Lech Wałęsa with a flat tire problem
Troopers from were called to I-84 in Tolland to assist a motor vehicle with a flat tire, the Connecticut State Police said in a Facebook post. Upon arriving, the officers realised that the person who had asked for assistance was none other than Poland's former president and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Lech Wałęsa.
"You never know who you will meet as a State Trooper! This afternoon, Troopers from Connecticut State Police - Troop C Tolland were called to I-84 in Tolland to assist a motor vehicle with a flat tire," Connecticut State Police said on Facebook.
"Upon arrival, Troopers were greeted by Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, and the first ever President elected by popular vote in Poland, Lech Walesa," we read
Lech Wałęsa in Connecticut
Connecticut State Police informed that President Walesa had been visiting the state "championing the cause of Ukrainian refugees who have fled to Poland and met with the World Affairs Council of Connecticut and Office of Governor Ned Lamont".
"Trooper Lipert, a native of Poland, was beyond grateful for the opportunity to help such an influential individual, and briefly speak to him about the history of Poland," we read in the post.
Źródło: TVN24 News in English, TVN24
Źródło zdjęcia głównego: Facebook/connecticut state police