Five killed in bus crash on Serbian highway

Five Slovakian tourists were killed early Tuesday in Serbia when a bus veered off a highway and crashed, Serbian state TV RTS reported.

The bus was carrying 29 passengers and two drivers and was returning to Slovakia from Corfu in Greece.

Of the 26 survivors, 14 were treated in a nearby hospital. One was injured seriously. The five victims, all Slovak nationals, were killed when the overturned bus pinned them under it, RTS said quoting police.

The bus crashed at 3:30 am (0130 GMT) on a highway connecting Belgrade and Skopje, around 200 kilometres south of the Serbian capital.

Last update: Tue, 21/06/2016 - 10:41
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