Bus Crash in Austria, Injuring 24 People

Society » INCIDENTS | March 28, 2018, Wednesday // 17:05
Bulgaria: Bus Crash in Austria, Injuring 24 People archive

BERLIN NYT — Austrian police say 24 people have been injured when a bus carrying South Korean tourists crashed near the Alpine city of Salzburg.

Police in upper Austria say the Croatian driver and a South Korean tourist were seriously injured in Wednesday's crash, while 22 others suffered minor injuries.

Police said the crash happened in Gosau, 30 kilometers (19 miles) southeast of Salzburg. According to preliminary information, the bus, which was heading to the scenic village of Hallstatt, slid off the road in snowy conditions and hit a perimeter wall.

The injured were taken to hospitals in Voecklabruck, Salzburg, Bad Ischl and Gmunden.

Police say 35 South Korean tourists were on board.

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