15 injured in bus-truck collision in Czech Republic

0 Comment(s)Print E-mail Xinhua, June 12, 2019
Adjust font size:

PRAGUE, June 11 (Xinhua) -- At least 15 people were injured when a bus transferring child footballers collided with a truck on a highway in Moravia of the Czech Republic on Tuesday afternoon, according to local fire corps.

The official twitter of Fire and Rescue Service Olomouc released several messages, saying that firefighters had freed the bus driver and handed him over to the rescue service. Some 25 people, mostly children, traveled on the bus. So far, 15 injured have been sent to hospital nearby.

According to local TV news, the accident happened when the bus driver hit the truck from behind in the direction from Olomouc to Mohelnice. The motorway in the Mohelnice direction has been closed and the traffic diverted.

The police are investigating the cause of the accident. Enditem

Follow China.org.cn on Twitter and Facebook to join the conversation.
ChinaNews App Download
Print E-mail Bookmark and Share

Go to Forum >>0 Comment(s)

No comments.

Add your comments...

  • User Name Required
  • Your Comment
  • Enter the words you see:   
    Racist, abusive and off-topic comments may be removed by the moderator.
Send your storiesGet more from China.org.cnMobileRSSNewsletter