Title:SERBIA: At least five people are killed after a bus with Polish tourists slipped off a highway north of Belgrade
Date:11th July 2008
Summary:(BN09) BELGRADE-NOVI SAD FREEWAY, SERBIA (JULY 11, 2008) (REUTERS)
FREEWAY BELGRADE-NOVI SAD/CRASHED BUS ON THE SIDE OF THE ROAD
EMERGENCY WORKERS PREPARING BUS TI BE TOWED
VARIOUS OF POLICE ON THE CRASH SITE
DAMAGED BUS/WORKERS THROWING IN SOME PASSENGERS THINGS
CRASHED WINDSHIELD OF THE BUS
ROAD SING READING "INDJIJA" WHERE THE CRASH TOOK PLACE
INTERIORS OF THE BUS
BUS BEING TOWED AWAY
CRIME SCENE POLICE/BUS BEING TOWED
Story Text: At least five people were killed on Friday (July 11) when a bus with 68 Polish tourists slipped off a highway north of Belgrade, local media reported.
The crash happened at 7 am (0500 GMT) at Indjija, halfway between Belgrade and Novi Sad, 80 kilometres to the north-west.
The passengers on the bus were mostly children who were returning from holidays in Bulgaria.
Five paramedic teams from Belgrade rushed to the scene of the accident and several others from Novi Sad and the nearby towns Indjija and Ruma. Police were not immediately available for comment.
News agencies in Serbia quoted hospital officials in Novi Sad saying seven people were in critical condition.
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