American Perishes in Bulgaria Traffic Accident - Report

Society | July 11, 2013, Thursday // 19:00

A 62-year-old US citizen died Thursday in a traffic accident on the E79 road near Bulgaria’s Kresna Gorge, local media report.

Nine others were injured as a Scania truck entered the wrong lane and hit a total of four cars, according to the BGNES news agency.

There were three more foreign nationals among those injured, according to

The injured passengers have been transported to a hospital in the town of Blagoevgrad.

The tragic accident occurred at around 3:43 pm EET.

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