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UPDATE: One Pole dead in coach crash in Serbia: report

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Victoria Bieniek 11.07.2017 13:32
One Polish citizen died and more than 20 were injured when a Polish tourist coach crashed in Serbia, the foreign ministry in Warsaw said on Tuesday, citing local authorities.
Photo: PAP/RTS/Toni Bedalov.Photo: PAP/RTS/Toni Bedalov.

Earlier, Poland’s PAP news agency reported that one of the three drivers had been killed in the crash involving the coach, which was carrying 50 people, including 27 children aged 13-16.

A spokeswoman for the Polish tour operator said: "The fatality is a 50-year-old driver who was sitting next to the driver behind the wheel."

She added that four people had been taken to hospital while the rest were at a nearby restaurant and hotel waiting for a substitute coach.

The coach was travelling from Greece to Poland.

According to the PAP news agency, the Polish foreign ministry said a Polish consul was travelling to the scene of the crash. (vb/pk)

Source: IAR

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