At least eight people were killed and 10 injured after a truck collided with a bus carrying miners in the south of Poland, TVN24 television channel reported, according to RIA Novosti.

The truck, loaded with timber, collided with the bus on a highway near the town of Zywiec late on Wednesday night killing seven people instantly. Another man died later in a hospital.

Those killed in the crash are miners and the driver of the bus. The truck’s driver was slightly injured.

Police has cordoned off the place of the tragic accident, limiting the traffic on the highway.