1 killed, 11 wounded as bus carrying students hits truck north of Prague

Police say one person is dead, and about a dozen injured as a bus carrying students got into a serious accident with a truck about 10 km north of Prague.

The scene of the accident | Photo courtesy of Czech police

A female teacher traveling on the bus has been confirmed as the casualty who lost her life in the crash.

Fire department used extrication equipment to free the bus driver who was transported to a hospital in critical condition.

Nine students and one other teacher were treated and transported to hospitals in Prague with minor injuries.

The scene of the accident | Photo courtesy of the fire department

The incident happened near Nová Ves, a village in the Prague-East District. The cause and course are being under investigation by the Police.