Nagylak, February 15 (MTI) – Two Turkish males, a Romanian man and a Bulgarian woman died in a pile-up on Hungary’s M43 motorway near Nagylak border station, in the south-east, on Wednesday morning, local police reported.
Another 15 people were injured in the crash in which two Romanian trucks, a Romanian bus, two Hungarian and two Bulgarian vans collided.
The motorway has been closed and vehicles are being redirected at Csanádpalota. Truck drivers should expect longer waiting times at Nagylak, and are advised to cross the border at Gyula or Biharkeresztes instead, the police said.Nagylak, Hungary – Photo: MTI
Ten of those injured, nine Bulgarian and a Romanian national, were taken to Szeged University’s hospital, the hospital said. Seven of them are in life-threatening condition while the other three are treated with serious injuries.
The other three injured were taken to a hospital in Makó.