“Around half past eight we received information about a bus collision with a car, according to the first information, there are 16 injured on the spot,” police spokeswoman Martina Špryslová told iDNES.cz. The rescue service originally spoke of 15 injured.
K Horkám Street is closed in both directions, the police divert traffic. “The circumstances of the accident are under investigation,” the spokeswoman added.
According to the local correspondent, the crashed passenger car is to be a luxury Mercedes limousine.
Long columns are forming on the spot, and Prague’s public transport is also having problems. “The operation of lines 154, 170, 177, 181, 182 and 197 is limited,” Prague Integrated Transport said on Twitter.
Traffic restrictions should last until approximately 10:25.