On November 22, the 34 meter long towboat Mercur 308 with its six barges loaded with 1000 tons of wheat allided with the Türr István Bridge on the Danube River near Baja, Hungry. The Mercur 308 sank along with one barge while the other barges broke free. Local fire brigade responded and rescued all the crew. No reports of injuries. Authorities stopped traffic on the Danube around the incident during salvage operations. The cause of the allision had not been reported.