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Driver of fatal bus crash in Warsaw had taken drugs: reports

26.06.2020 19:11
The driver of a bus that plunged off an overpass in Warsaw, killing one person and injuring over 20, had taken drugs, Polish media reported on Friday.
The scene of the accident on Thursday.
The scene of the accident on Thursday.Photo: PAP/Paweł Supernak

The results of a blood test received by the District Prosecutor's Office in Warsaw confirmed the presence of amphetamine, public broadcaster Polish Radio’s IAR news agency reported.

The driver was earlier detained.

Over 20 people were injured, five of them seriously, in the accident on Thursday on the Polish capital’s northern Grota-Roweckiego Bridge, IAR added.

Forty people had been aboard the bus at the time.


Source: IAR