BELGRADE – Due to bad weather, poor visibility and inadequate winter equipment of individual participants in the traffic on the highway Belgrade – Nis, traffic has been stopped in both direction near Tupale. Part of the traffic is routed via the old road near Aleksinac.

A crash involving several vehicles has occurred at the exit of the city near the correctional facility, reported RTS. 22 persons were injured, including six children.

After the crash four ambulance teams went to the scene and all the injured were transported to the ER in Nis.

Headquarters for Emergency Situations of the city of Nis is considering the possibility of declaring emergency. Cargo transport vehicles on the territory of the municipality of Nis is prohibited. In municipality of Svrljig the roads are impassable, while in municipalities of Gadzin Han and Doljevac traffic is hampered.