Nine dead in multiple bus crash, eastern Germany
PR dla Zagranicy
Poles are feared to be among nine people who died, with up to 40 injured, when several buses crashed on a highway near the eastern German city of Dresden, Saturday morning.
The wreckage of a coach stands near the A4 motorway near Dresden-Neustadt, Germany, 19 July 2014. At least nine people were killed and 40 injured in a multiple bus crash in the eastern German city of Dresden, police said. The accident took place on a highway at about 2 am, police said. According to initial information, a Polish coach crashed into a bus from Ukraine. The Polish coach skidded, crashed through the median and collided with a Polish minibus on the other side of the highway.: photos - EPA/MATTHIAS HIEKEL
Local police spokesman Lutz Zoellner said the crash on the A4 motorway happened at about 2 a.m. Saturday and involved two Polish buses, one from the Sindbad coach company, and a Ukrainian bus.
Details of the identities of the dead remained unclear, early Saturday morning.
“The identity and nationality of victims is not yet precisely known,” Polish vice-consul in Berlin, Michał Bolewski has told Polish Radio. (pg)