13 people have died and over 30 others have sustained serious injuries following a serious accident involving a passenger bus which overturned in the highway west of the capital, Skopje. The number of victims was confirmed by minister of Health, Venko Filipce. Among the wounded, four of them are in a critical condition.
The majority of victims died at the scene of the accident, which is 10 kilometers from Skopje.
The ministry of Interior has not yet offered details about this tragic accident, while witnesses say that the accident happened after the bus’ tires exploded, making the driver lose control of the vehicle.