18 injured as bus carrying disabled people tumbles off road in Osaka
Kyodo -- Nov 13
A mini bus carrying mentally disabled people tumbled off a road and dropped about five meters into a wooded area Monday morning in western Japan, leaving 18 people slightly injured, police said.

The accident took place around 10:10 a.m. in Izumisano, Osaka Prefecture, as the bus was heading to a nearby welfare facility. It was travelling on a road without a railing guard.

All of the 18 people on board, aged between their 20s and 60s and including the 67-year-old driver and a member of staff from the facility, were rescued from the bus, which rolled upside down.

大阪府泉佐野市の山の中で、福祉施設が所有する送迎用のマイクロバスが崖から転落しました。この事故で17人が病院に搬送されています。 13日午前10時15分ごろ、泉佐野市でマイクロバスが崖から転落したと消防に通報がありました。
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