1 killed, 3 seriously hurt in bus crash in Hungary

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — One man died and three people including a young child were seriously injured when a tourist bus crashed into a ditch on the side of a highway in Hungary, police and rescue officials said Sunday.

The incident happened on the M5 highway in the city of Kiskunfelegyhaza, about 115 kilometers (71 miles) east of Budapest, the capital. Police said the vehicle was a Polish tourist bus with 46 people aboard.

A spokesman for the National Rescue Service said a 35-year-old man died at the scene and 34 people were injured. Three people suffered serious injuries, including a child about 5 years old.

Two helicopters and 14 ambulances were taking the injured to hospitals.

The bus was travelling toward Budapest and the crash happened around 6:30 a.m. (0430 GMT).

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