A coach with Greek tourists crashed a height limiter 50 meters before the entrance to Unirii Underpass in downtown Bucharest. The impact was so violent that one person is dead and several others are injured.
6 SMURD vehicles, 6 ambulances and the Special Rescue Detachment arrived at the scene. There were 47 passengers in the coach, all of Greek nationality.
Several people were resuscitated at the scene. The wounded were transported to the University, Bagdasar, Sf. Ioan, Military and Floreasca hospitals and ISU triggered the red intervention code.
The representatives of the Greek Embassy in Bucharest went to the hospitals where Greek citizens are treated and are trying to help identify the deceased passenger. Only a credit card and no identity documents were found on him.
According to Greek Reporter, Bucharest is a favorite destination for a city break in Greece due to its proximity and affordability.
Pasajul Unirii is an underground road passage with a length of 900 meters passing under Piața Unirii in downtown Bucharest.