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Bus company 'trying to make contact' with school party

Emergency vehicles at the scene in France Credit: France3 TV

The bus company whose coach has crashed in France says it is still trying to make contact with organisers.

There were two drivers and 48 passengers on board.

The children aged between 13 and 18 years old set off for Italy yesterday afternoon. They were from a school in England.

Express Motors is in the process of doing everything they can to contact their drivers and designated tour leaders. When they have made contact they will be doing everything they can to help.

Once contact is made they will do everything they can do to help accident teams with their investigations and inquiries.

– Express Motors


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Foreign Office 'providing support' after France coach crash

The Foreign Office says it is providing support Credit: PA

The Foreign Office says it is working with relevant local authorities in France after a coach crash.

“We are providing support to a group of British nationals following a coach crash in France. We are in contact with the relevant local authorities.”

– Foreign Office Spokesman
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Most of bus crash passengers 'aged 14 to 17'

The crash is believed to have happened near Lons-le-Saunier in eastern France Credit: Google maps

Most of the passengers on board a bus which crashed in France are ''aged 14 to 17" according to reports.

News agency AFP is reporting that the crash took place near Lons-le-Saunier, near the Swiss border.

It's understood the bus, believed to be carrying teenagers from Wales, ended up on its side in a ditch and that two helicopters were sent to the site.

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Bus 'carrying teenagers' crashes in France

Credit: Google maps

A coach reportedly carrying teenagers has crashed in France injuring 13 passengers.

Three are believed to be seriously injured.

The bus crashed on its side on a motorway near Lons-le-Saunier, near Swiss border as it was travelling to Italy.

There were 48 people on board, most of whom were aged between 14 and 17.


Cheltenham road closed by tiny sink-hole

A tiny sink-hole closed a road in Cheltenham after opening up on Monday.

The sink-hole opened up on Gloucester Place. Credit: Ken Goodwin/ITV News

The sink-hole was seen on Gloucester Place between the A46 Albion Street and A46 Fairview Road.

The tiny sink-hole led to diversions. Credit: Ken Goodwin/ITV News
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