Monday, 15 April 2013

5 killed in crash, 17 injured when bus leaves Belgian highway

5 killed in crash, 17 injured when bus leaves Belgian highway, The five killed in a crash on Sun., April 14, 2013 were passengers on a bus that was transporting a group of Russian youths in the country of Belgium. The early morning accident took place near the city of Antwerp.

According to Yahoo! News India, the five killed in a crash were among 43 people in total who were in the vehicle. The deceased comprised three adults and two teens who were traveling through Antwerp.

Irina Shchegolkova, Russia's federal tourism agency spokeswoman told the media, "According to information available to us, five (killed in a crash) people have died -- the bus driver, the tour guide, the head of the group and two teenagers -- while 17 are injured, including five in grave condition."

Members of Russia's emergencies ministry plan to travel via airplane from Russia to Belgium to offer medical assistance to the injured Russian citizens who were involved in the crash that killed five.

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