15 Injured In Welsh Bus Accident In France
ATTENTION - UPDATES Injured Toll, Number Of Passengers, ADDS Teenager In
Umer Jamshaid Published July 23, 2016 | 08:03 PM
STRASBOURG, France, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 23th july, 2016) - Fifteen people were injured, two of them seriously, when a bus carrying teenagers from Wales tipped over on a motorway in eastern France on Saturday, the local gendarmerie said. One of the youngsters is thought to have sustained life-threatening injuries, according to local emergency services.
The bus, heading for Italy, crashed on its side on a motorway near Lons-le-Saunier, near the Swiss border, said police officers who added that the cause of the crash is still unknown. Fifty people were on board the bus, 42 of whom were adolescents. The bus ended on its side in a ditch.
Two helicopters and 10 ambulances were dispatched to the scene as 60 firefighters were deployed.