Details of fatal road accident in Bulgaria announced
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- A bus that had an accident in Bulgaria, in which 46 people died, left Istanbul the day before. The details of the accident are reported by RIA Novosti, citing local media outlets.
According to Bulgarian TV channels, the bus crossed the border of the country at 21:00 Moscow time. The accident itself occurred at 03:00 near the village of Bosnek in Pernik region. It is noted that all the victims were citizens of North Macedonia. At the same time, some media outlets broadcast about several road accident survivors.
Earlier it was reported that the Bulgarian authorities are considering several versions of a major bus accident, which killed 46 people. The main possible reasons were called a wet road, a technical malfunction of the bus and a driver who fell asleep at the wheel. Also, the investigators admitted that the bus could catch fire even before the accident.
The accident occurred on the 31st kilometer of the Struma highway, Sofia-Blagoevgrad, as a result of an accident, a bus with Macedonian numbers caught fire. In total, there were 52 people in it. Initially, 45 deaths were reported, but then their number increased. Among the dead - 12 minors.