Do you want to remove all your recent searches?

All recent searches will be deleted

Like
Watch Later
Share
Add to

Bus crash: 30+ dead in tragic highway crash in Italy

5 years ago10 views

Originally published on July 28, 2013

At least 36 people were killed on Sunday night after a bus plunged roughly 30 meters off a flyover in southern Italy, near the town of Avelino. Reports say the bus was carrying some 50 people, including children, back to Naples after a pilgrimage in the southern region of Campania.

It is unclear what caused the accident, but at least one report says the bus hit several cars when traffic slowed, causing it to smash through a guardrail and over the edge of the flyover. Television footage showed damaged vehicles on the flyover. At least 10 other vehicles were involved in the crash.

The bus came to a stop after falling about 30 meters in an area with thick undergrowth, which later hampered rescue operations.

According to Reuters, a fire department spokesman said "eleven people have been pulled out alive from the stricken coach and taken to hospital, some with serious injuries.

"'The situation is dramatic,' said the fire service spokesman, adding that several other vehicles had also been involved in the accident. Rescue operations are ongoing."

--------------------------------------------------------

TomoNews is your daily source for top animated news. We've combined animation and video footage with a snarky personality to bring you the biggest and best stories from around the world.

For news that's fun and never boring, visit our channel:
https://www.youtube.com/user/TomoNewsUS

Subscribe to stay updated on all the top stories:
http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=TomoNewsUS

Stay connected with us here:
Facebook http://www.facebook.com/TomoNewsUS
Twitter @tomonewsus http://www.twitter.com/TomoNewsUS
Google+ http://gplus.to/TomoNewsUS

Report this video

Select an issue

Embed the video

Bus crash: 30+ dead in tragic highway crash in Italy
Autoplay
<iframe frameborder="0" width="480" height="270" src="//www.dailymotion.com/embed/video/x15cj29" allowfullscreen allow="autoplay"></iframe>
Add the video to your site with the embed code above