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Aug 10, 2020

FM expresses Hungary's condolences and sympathies over Polish bus accident

The Hungarian government will provide the Polish embassy with every means and assistance to help the Polish nationals’ return to their home.

The foreign minister has expressed Hungary's condolences and sympathies over a Polish bus accident in which one passenger died and another 34 were injured in southern Hungary on Sunday morning.

Péter Szijjártó, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, said on Facebook that he extended his condolences to Krzysztof Szczerski, the chief of cabinet for Polish President Andrzej Duda.
He told the cabinet chief that Hungarian authorities, national police, ambulance services and hospital staff were and are doing their utmost surrounding the accident.

According to MTI, the Hungarian government will provide the Polish embassy with every means and assistance to help the Polish nationals’ return to their home.

The bus with two drivers and 44 passengers was on its way to the north when it skidded off motorway M5 and turned into the roadside ditch at around 6:30am due to yet unknown circumstances near the town of Kiskunfélegyháza. One of the passengers, a 35-year-old man, died instantly, all other passengers including the 34 injured were taken to hospital with two helicopters and 14 ambulance cars.