Cruise Ship Viking Kvasir Collides With Another Vessel After Getting Caught in Heavy Fog

Viking Cruises (logo)River cruise passengers and crew were hurt when their ship was involved in a collision with another boat in thick fog early on Sunday morning, according to reports.

Photographs show rooms littered with broken glass and extensive damage to the front of the Viking Kvasir after the incident on Germany’s Rhine River, near the western city of Wesel. The other boat involved has not yet been publicly identified.

Shaken guests shared images of the aftermath of the crash online and described how several people had sustained cuts and bruises, while a crew member cooking breakfast in the kitchen reportedly needed medical treatment after he burned himself as the vessel was suddenly shunted by the impact at around 6:50 a.m.

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