Poland: Bus carrying teens crashes; 16 injured

A bus carrying 19 people, most of them teenage members of a sports club, collided with a small car at an intersection in a Polish village.

Updated: Mar 18, 2012, 00:18 AM IST

Warsaw: A bus carrying 19 people, most of them
teenage members of a sports club, collided with a small car at
an intersection in a Polish village on Saturday, injuring 16 people,
officials said.

Of the 16, four were badly hurt, but no one was in
life-threatening condition. The wounded were transported to
hospitals, some by helicopter.

The accident involved the bus and a Toyota Yaris and
occurred in the early afternoon in Kromolin Stary, a village
near the central Polish city of Lodz.

The bus carried three adults and 16 youth between the ages
of 16 and 18, said Arkadiusz Makowski, a spokesman for
firefighters.

Bureau Report