TOLLAND, Connecticut – Connecticut State Trooper. who This native of Poland was very surprised, responding to the SUV with flat tire Wednesday – Passenger in in vehicle happened to be former Polish President Lech Walesa.
The state police said that soldier Lukasz Lipert had arrived at the scene. call in Tollanda, and was greeted by Valensa. who said in Hartford on Tuesday as part of his US tour in defense for to help for refugees who fled Ukraine during the war with Russia.
Lipert, 35 who came to the US when he was 18, told The Hartford Courant that he spoke with Walesa in Walesa helped the Poles about their homeland and the anti-communist movement lead.
“It was definitely great opportunity to meet a man who was voice during those timesLipert said. “It was definitely great experience”.
78-year-old Walesa led the nationwide Solidarity movement. in Poland in 1980s that eventually toppled Poland’s communist leaders in elections in 1989. He received the Nobel Prize in 1983 and served in Poland first popular elected president from 1990 to 1995. He is an outspoken critic of Poland current right wing government.
BUT vehicle service worker changed Sheena and Walesa continued on his way down I-84. One of his next stops are event in Boston on Monday.