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6 Sep, 2006 09:17

Four die in road accident in France

Four die in road accident in France

Four people have been killed and dozens injured after a road accident in northern France. Many of those affected are Russian and Polish tourists.

The accident took place on the busy A1 motorway some 60 kms from the French capital.

The polish-registered bus was carrying Russian holidaymakers from Ekaterinburg to Paris when it crashed into the back of a lorry. Four were killed, thirty injured.

Among the dead – a Russian tour guide, the two polish drivers and a polish woman. It’s thought she was the wife of one of the drivers.

The Russian Embassy in France says all of the Russian tourists who were injured in the accident, have already left hospitals.