Dozens Injured in Accident Involving Bus Full of Tourists in Italy

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In northern Italy, dozens of tourists have been injured in a collision between a lorry and a bus. Italian media report this.

 

The traffic accident happened on Friday evening around 7.30 pm local time on the A4 motorway toward Trieste. Emergency services rushed to the scene.

Dozens of victims had to be freed from the wreckage of the bus by the fire service. They are probably Ukrainian tourists, many of them children. The injured were transferred by helicopter to nearby hospitals. According to the Ansa news agency, at least two victims are said to be in mortal danger.

The highway was completely closed, causing long traffic jams.

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