Polish bus crashed, 11 pilgrims died – UNIAN

Polish citizens died in an accident in Croatia.

Polish pilgrims died in an accident in Croatia / photo ua.depositphotos.com

Morning in the north of Croatia there was an accidentcurrently 11 dead are known.

It was reported “Polish Radio” with reference to the Croatian press agency HINA.

According to preliminary information, 11 people died on the spot, there are many injured people who were taken to hospitals in Zagreb, Varaždin and Čakovec.

The accident occurred on the 62nd kilometer of the A4 highway between the settlements of Yarek-Bysaskyi and Podvorets. For unknown reasons, the bus with Polish registration left the route and fell into a ditch.

It is reported to be one of the worst accidents on Croatian roads.

Polish MFA spokesman Lukasz Jasina said that all the victims of the Polish bus accident in Croatia are Polish citizens. Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said that these were pilgrims who were heading to the town of Medjugorje in Bosnia and Herzegovina. He spoke with Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic about the details of the tragedy in the morning.

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It will be recalled that at the beginning of September last year, a road accident occurred near the Polish city of Lublin involving a minibus in which eight people were traveling from Ukraine to Poland. As a result of the accident seven Ukrainians were injured.

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