Fifteen injured in bus accident in France

A bus carrying teenagers from Wales turned over on a highway in eastern France on Saturday, causing fifteen injuries, the AFP news agency reported citing police and local firefighters.

Two teenagers were injured seriously, the agency reported. Two helicopters, ambulances and 60 firefighters rushed to the scene of the accident, which caused traffic to back up along the motorway.

The bus, en route from Wales to Italy, was carrying 50 people, 42 of whom were adolescents.

Police are looking into the cause of the accident, which was not immediately known, AFP said. It took place in the eastern department of Fontainebrux.

Last update: Sat, 23/07/2016 - 15:04
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