One Belgian killed in summer school bus crash in France
A Belgian teenager was killed when the driver lost control of the vehicle and crashed in southern France.8 July 2008
PARIS - A bus carrying nine teenagers from Germany, Luxembourg and Belgium enrolled in a summer language school crashed Monday in southern France, killing one Belgian teenager, police said.
At least two others were seriously injured in the accident near Greoux-les-Bains in Provence, according to police.
The other passengers escaped with minor injuries.
The students are in the South of France at a summer camp to improve their French.
The accident happened at around 2pm on Monday when the youngsters were returning from a visit to a local market.
The bus crashed after the driver lost control of the vehicle. A breathalyzer test showed he was not drunk at the wheel, police added.
[AFP / flandersnews.be / Expatica]