Venice suspends electric buses after new Mestre crash

Venice Mayor Luigi Brugnaro said Sunday that the city was suspending the use of electric buses operated by the ‘La Linea’ company after one crashed in its Mestre district on Saturday, injuring 15 people, after a vehicle of the same type plunged from an overpass on October 3 in a disaster in which 21 people died.

Brugnaro stressed that this was a precautionary measure while checks are run on this type of bus.

Investigators are working to establish the cause of both accidents.