2 Die, 17 Injured in Traffic Accident in Bulgaria

Society | August 23, 2013, Friday // 14:32|  views

Seventeen people were taken by ambulance to a Bulgarian hospital after the minivan they were riding in overturned, killing another two. File photo

Two women, 33 and 35, have died and seventeen other people have been injured in a hellish traffic accident in Bulgaria Friday morning.

The accident happened near the village of Tsar Simeonovo, in the Danube region of Vidin in northwestern Bulgaria.

The driver of a minivan, with 19 passengers going to work, lost control of the vehicle, hit a tree and overturned.

The 17 injured were taken to the emergency room in the city of Vidin.

Police say the initial lead points at speeding and overloading of the minivan.

The road between Vidin and Lom was temporarily closed over the investigation.

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