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19 Injured as Bus Heading to Sweden Crashes Near Berlin

Brittany Jordan

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A crashed bus lies on the side in Schoenwald near Berlin, Germany, on July 30, 2021. (TNN/DPA via AP/Screenshot via NTD)

Police say 19 people have been injured, nine of them seriously, after a bus en route from Belgrade to Stockholm crashed on Friday south of Berlin.

The injured included people from Serbia, Sweden, Germany, and Israel, German news agency dpa reported, quoting Brandenburg state police.

Police said the bus swerved off the highway near Schoenwald, about 50 kilometres (30 miles) south of the capital, and then toppled over.

Several of the injured had to be flown to nearby hospitals by helicopter, police said in a statement.

Brittany Jordan is an award-winning journalist who reports on breaking news in the U.S. and globally for the Federal Inquirer. Prior to her position at the Federal Inquirer, she was a general assignment features reporter for Newsweek, where she wrote about technology, politics, government news and important global events around the world. Her work has also appeared in the Washington Post, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, Toronto Star, Frederick News-Post, West Hawaii Today, the Miami Herald, and more. Brittany enjoys food, travel, photography, and hoarding notebooks and journals. Her goal is to do more longform features journalism, narrative writing and documentary work, and to one day write a successful novel and screenplay.

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