Lonely Planet Writer

Seven injured in Venice water bus crash

Water bus in Venice.
Water bus in Venice. Image by Kelly Hunter / CC BY 2.0

Seven passengers were injured last Friday when the vaporetto water bus they were travelling in, collided with a barge in Venice’s Giudecca Canal. The barge was laying huge mooring poles with a crane, one of which pierced right through the vaporetto’s passenger cabin, causing serious damage. Read more: ansa.it