Two dead, 17 injured in bus overturn in Sarajevo

  16 December 2018    Read: 1023
Two dead, 17 injured in bus overturn in Sarajevo

Two people were killed and 17 others injured when a bus overturned on Saturday morning near the city of Nevesinje, 165 km southwest of Bosnia and Herzegovina's (BiH's) capital Sarajevo.

There were 23 people in the bus which transferred passengers from the Serbian capital Belgrade to the city of Mostar in BiH, Vanja Antelj, spokesperson of Nevesinje Police Administration told local media on Saturday.

The accident happened at 8 a.m. local time when the driver lost control over the vehicle due to the icy road and the bus overturned into a pitch.

Two citizens of Serbia, 66-year-old woman and 48-year-old man, were killed and 17 others were injured, of which five were in severe condition, local hospital confirmed to the media.

The injured mainly had fractures and frostbites.


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