Police Take Bus Driver In Airport Road Accident Into Custody

  • 30 May 2018 9:02 AM
  • Hungary Matters
Police Take Bus Driver In Airport Road Accident Into Custody
A 52-year-old Ukrainian man who drove the bus which crashed on the road from central Budapest to Liszt Ferenc International Airport overnight was taken into custody on Tuesday morning, the police website said.

The bus with Ukrainian license plates rammed into a height limit gate ahead of an underpass, which “as good as shaved off” the roof of the vehicle, a spokesman of the disaster management authority said.

Altogether 27 passengers were injured, eight of them seriously, the communications director of the Hungarian Ambulance Service said.

Of the eight passengers seriously hurt, most suffered injuries to the head. None are in a life-threatening condition, he said.

MTI photo: Mihádák Zoltán

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