The Flixbus was to travel from Berlin to Munich. Pictures of the accident scene showed a totally destroyed wreck.
In the case of a serious accident with a coach are killed on the highway 9, near Leipzig, at least one person and many people have been injured. The motorway police in white rock spoke early Sunday evening, first of at least 13 serious injuries. A police spokesman at the scene of the accident between the terminals of Leipzig-West, and Bad dürrenberg later spoke of at least seven seriously injured, and many slightly injured.
According to the spokesman, the situation was initially confusing: helicopter and rescue transported the victims of the accident. Four helicopters and more than ten rescue were in action. The Bus company Flixbus roll according to the first information to the police in the early evening on the A9 in the direction Munich. Then, the vehicle remained on its side. Pictures of the accident scene showed a totally destroyed wreck.
More than 70 passengers at the time of the accident on Board. The A9 was blocked at the accident scene in both directions fully. How long the lockout would last, was unknown on Sunday evening. "The Bus was in the order of Flixbus schedule between Berlin and Munich on the way," confirmed the travel company of the German press Agency. "Our sympathies are with the affected passengers and bus drivers, as well as their families and friends."
The overturned Flixbus is the second within a year. Last August was tilted on the A 19 in Linstow a Flixbus and into a ditch. At least 22 people were injured.