Acclaimed Serbian filmmaker Emir Kusturica was injured in a car accident on a highway linking Belgrade and the city of Cacak, the Serbian edition of Switzerland’s Blic tabloid reported.

Kusturica was on a co driver seat, and both him and the driver Vicentije Savic were injured in the crash, which happened, according to unofficial information, on a new roundabout around Ljig.

The accident happened around 23:00 hours, when a car “Mercedes”, driven by Vicentije, drove of the road.

The reasons why driver lost control over the vehicle are still unknown.

As confirmed for Telegraf from this facility, the director and Vicentije were not in the hospital at all, but they were immediately transported to Belgrade.

Spokesman of Belgrade Emergency service, Nada Macura said for Telegraf that the director and Vicentije were driven with personal transportation, because Ambulance did not send a vehicle to the field regarding this case.