As a result of the accident, 11 passengers were injured, two of them were heavy wounded.
The accident occurred around 5:00 am on the A4 highway near Schwechat town, Vienna suburbs. The bus in which 14 passengers were, for unknown reasons turned off the highway, struck a fence and slid into a ditch. The cause of the accident remains unknown, as reported by Noe.ORF.at.
According to the police, most likely the bus driver was riding too fast or fell asleep at the wheel.
As noted by the Red Cross spokeswoman Danielle Anhetter, the bus could probably turned over at least once, because on its roof seen visible damages.
The diplomatic mission for the moment is fact-finding the details of the accident, the Ambassador of Ukraine to Austria Olexander Scherba wrote on his page on Twitter.
“Bus with Ukrainian numbers swerved off the highway near Vienna. 14 passengers, 10 injured. Consul clarifies the details,” the Ambassador wrote.