Motorway Crash Injures 21 Migrants in Bulgaria

Society » INCIDENTS | July 25, 2016, Monday // 10:39
Bulgaria: Motorway Crash Injures 21 Migrants in Bulgaria File photo, BGNES

A cargo vehicle tumbled over over the weekend, leaving twenty-one migrants injured on Trakia motorway, police say.

Six of them were hospitalized with multiple traumas.

The vehicle, en route to Sofia, hit the containment parapet between the two lanes on Saturday afternoon.

It had Sofia license plates, according to police officials quoted by Focus News Agency.

The migrants, who claimed to be from Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iraq (but had no identity documents), were found in the bodywork.

The driver, however, was missing from the scene.

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