Three Austrian swimmers hit by bus at European Games in Baku

Three Austrian synchronised swimmers have been hurt in a collision with a bus while walking in the athletes’ village at the European Games in Baku, the BBC reports.

The Austrian Olympic Committee (AOC) said Vanessa Sahinovic was “severely injured” and would be flown to Vienna for further treatment.

Luna Payer will also be flown back to the Austrian capital after suffering injuries to her arms.

Verena Breit bruised her right thigh and has returned to the village.

The AOC said the collision happened at 08:30 local time on Thursday, when the athletes were walking on the pavement in the Olympic village.


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