Ten children hospitalized after road accident with Ukrainian bus in Poland
Ten children were hospitalized following a road accident with a Ukrainian bus near Przemysl (Poland) on the evening of August 17, Polish portal RMF24 has reported.
"There are no children among the victims of the accident," the report says.
According to deputy prosecutor of the Przemysl district Beata Starzecka-Skrzypiec, the bus driver was detained, and he will be charged. The decision will also be taken regarding the selection of a measure of restraint for him. The local prosecutor's office intends to begin an investigation on Sunday.
According to RMF24, a road traffic expert claimed that the driver had significantly exceeded the speed limit.
According to the Podkarpackie Voivodeship's crisis center, there were 37 people, including ten children, in hospitals as of 10.00 on Saturday. Other people were accommodated in a hotel in Przemysl, where they receive psychological help.
Ukraine's consul is already in Przemysl. In addition, a bus arrived to take Ukrainians home when the police allow them to leave Poland.
As Polish media reported earlier, three people were killed and 18 more were injured after a bus carrying 54 Ukrainians swerved off the road and overturned in Poland. The bus transported tourists from Lviv to Vienna.
Fifty-one people were taken to hospitals. According to the portal Fakt24, there were 11 children on the bus.