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Four Russian tourists dead, 30 injured in bus overturn in northern Greece

Other News Materials 14 September 2012 13:00
Four Russian tourists died and 30 were injured, when a tourist bus overturned in the suburbs of the city port of Thessaloniki in northern Greece on Friday, Xinhua reported.
Four Russian tourists dead, 30 injured in bus overturn in northern Greece

Four Russian tourists died and 30 were injured, when a tourist bus overturned in the suburbs of the city port of Thessaloniki in northern Greece on Friday, Xinhua reported.

According to local traffic police, the bus with a total of 51 passengers was heading towards the airport on a slippery road due to rain when the accident occurred.

Fire Brigade assisted in the evacuation of the bus, as some passengers had been trapped. Police officers told local media that a 36-year-old passenger helped a woman and a child to leave the bus, before succumbing to his heavy injuries.

The injured have been transferred to a local hospital in no life threatening conditions, while the driver of the bus was in a state of shock, according to local authorities' sources.

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