Three persons including a 15 years old boy have died in traffic accident near Nis early on Thursday. As many as 14 migrants were in “Volkswagen Passat” which overturned on highway; the driver, Serbian or Bulgarian national who tried to smuggle them, escaped the scene. According to some reports, migrants were from Afghanistan.
The injured have been hospitalized in Nis; eight patients are in life threatening conditions, said Miodrag Lazic, Head of Nis Emergency Center. The 15 year old boy has died in hospital, after failed surgery. Another three children are injured, including five or six years old girl from Syria who spent hours on the road after the accident. All of them have head, extremities and thorax injuries.
One migrant said that the driver have been drinking alcohol; he droved the car 170 km/h, migrant said. The passengers were unable to say whether driver was from Serbia or Bulgaria. The police is searching the area, according to reports./ΙΒΝΑ