Belarusian bus accident in Czech Republic leaves 16 people injured


Czech doctors are helping Belarusians affected by the accident.

In total, 16 people were injured, five of them are in serious condition. These figures were provided by the Czech police.

The wounded are in the four cities of the region Gradets Kralove.

At the Gradets Kralove hospital there are a 15-year-old boy and girl who are considered the most injured victims. The boy had several broken ribs and damaged lungs and had to be resuscitated at the scene. He has not been identified , Radio Svaboda reports.

The Czech doctors said that despite the fact that Belarus is not a member of the European Union, the Belarusian victims are receiving full assistance of the Czech hospitals.

According to the police the Belarusian bus drivers will be prosecuted, but added that the alcohol test for drivers gave a negative result, that’s why intentional fault of the driver is ruled out.

The results of the Czech investigation of the accident will be transferred to Belarus according to the relevant bilateral agreements. The drivers are in the Czech Republic.

Other passengers the bus, who were not affected and had taken refuge in the village nearby left on another Belarusian bus that came for them., Radio Liberty

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