A bus carrying Chinese tourists hit a lamppost on a busy Moscow thoroughfare on Sunday, injuring nearly 30 people. The accident has been blamed on the driver.

It occurred in the northeastern part of the Russian capital, at the intersection of 1st Vladimirskaya Street and the Entuziastov highway.

Emergency services rushed to the scene, treating 29 of the 32 tourists on the bus for bruises and abrasions. 19 people were hospitalized, including 2 children, a spokesman for the city’s health department said.

According to reports, authorities believe that the bus driver lost control of the vehicle due to wet road conditions.

Tags: ; ; ; ;