A bus carrying about 50 Ukrainian refugees overturned on a serious freeway in northern Italy at daybreak on Sunday, killing one individual, Italian firefighters stated.
Italian state radio stated there have been a number of injured within the accident on the A14 autostrada close to Forli, a city within the Emilia-Romagna area in northeastern Italy. It stated the remainder of these aboard had been safely evacuated.
The bus landed on its facet on a grassy slope simply past a freeway guardrail and close to a farm discipline. Firefighters used two cranes in an operation to set the bus upright and take away it.
Italy’s Inside Ministry stated the bus had set out from Ukraine and was heading south to Pescara, an Adriatic port metropolis, when it overturned. The passengers had been taken to a close-by police barracks for preliminary help, and would later resume their journey, the ministry stated.
Some 35,000 Ukrainians refugees who fled battle of their homeland have entered Italy, most of them by way of its northeastern border with Slovenia.
Forli is within the area of Emilia-Romagna, which borders the Adriatic Sea.
What induced the bus to overturn was beneath investigation.