The bus which was heading to Yeongjong Island from Songdo fell into the ground about 10 meters below the motorway at 1:20 p.m., according to reports.
|A tourist bus which fell off an elevated motorway near Incheon Bridge is being lifted by a crane on Saturday afternoon. Kim In-su/The Korea Herald|
The accident killed 12 and injured 12, reports said quoting local police and the rescue team, as of 4:00 p.m. Some injured passengers are in critical condition, they added.
The bus, owned by a tourism agency, was trying to avoid a stalled vehicle on the bridge and then crashed into the guardrail, reports said.
Bodies of the 12 dead were moved to nearby hospitals.
Incheon Bridge links Songdo, a part of Incheon Free Economic Zone, to Incheon International Airport. The bridge was opened to traffic in October.