Fourteen injured as bus with tourists falls into ditch in Italy

Other News Materials 27 July 2008 18:26 (UTC +04:00)

Fourteen people were injured after a double-deck bus carrying Polish tourists overturned and fell into a ditch in Italy, Polish television said on Sunday, the RIA Novosti reported.

The accident occurred on the A4 highway near Venice on Sunday when the double-decker with 71 tourists was on its way to a sea resort in southern Italy.

According to Italy's Ansa news agency, the fourteen tourists received injuries of various gravity.

The crash is believed to have been caused by the driver falling asleep at the wheel.