Hibs' Europa League opponents NSI Runavik in bus crash scare

NSI Runavik's team coach had a near miss en route to a league match on Friday night.

Monday, 25th June 2018, 3:32 pm
Updated Monday, 25th June 2018, 3:33 pm
The accident happened near the village of Skipanes. Picture:

Reports in the Faroes said that NSI Runavik, who Hibs will face in the UEFA Europa League first qualifying round, were on their way to a Betri Division game with Skála ÍF when the bus left the road.

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The incident took place near the village of Skipanes, around 10 minutes drive from Skala.

According to Faroese news site Portal.fo, the coach “met a large lorry” and left the road after getting too close to the roadside.

No injuries were reported and the match with Skála went ahead as scheduled, ending in a 1-1 draw.