45 injured in tour coaches accident


2009-11-18 00:00

source:Macau Government Tourist Office (17-11-2009)

3 tour coaches collided near the Ruins of St Paul’s this morning (Nov 17) in Macau, injuring 45 people. One of the drivers was more seriously hurt and the slightly injured passengers are mainland visitors joining the “Celebrate Macau Tours”. 31 of them were sent to Conde de Sao Januario Hospital while the rest were sent to Kiang Wu Hospital. After the traffic accident, Coordinator of the Tourism Crisis Management Office (GGCT) Joao Manuel Costa Antunes arrived at the Conde de Sao Januario Hospital to assess the situation and visit the injured. Officers were deployed to contact the travel agents and assist the wounded visitors. The Health Bureau held a press conference this noon to explain the contingency measures taken and the situation of the injured. A press release was also issued with more details.

 

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