France: 42 dead when it hit a group with retired

France: 42 dead when it hit a group with retired -

At least 42 people left the collision between a bus and a truck on a nearby route to Bordeaux, in the worst traffic accident occurred in France in more than 30 years.

the incident occurred today morning (local) when hitting a bus carrying passengers elderly, with a truck on the departmental route 123, passing through the town of Puisseguin, near Libourne in the Gironde region in southwest France, as reported by the BFM and Europe 1 chains, quoted by Europa Press.

the collision was frontal and one of the dead is the driver of the truck and the other 41 are bus passengers, the newspaper 'Sud Ouest'.

As a result of the impact the two vehicles were burned and eight people were injured achieved he escaped alive from the flames, reported the Prefecture of Gironde. the severity of his injuries is unknown

The authorities deployed an important safety device with about 60 troops fire in the area

Source:.. Telam

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