One killed, 19 hurt in multiple pile-up on M-way

24th May 2007, Comments 0 comments

24 May 2007, VITORIA – One person was killed and 19 hurt in a multiple pile-up on a motorway in northern Spain on Thursday.

24 May 2007

VITORIA – One person was killed and 19 hurt in a multiple pile-up on a motorway in northern Spain on Thursday.

The accident happened at 7am in San Millán, in Álava, police said.

A bus caught fire and passengers had to be rescued by fire fighters.

11:48 24/05/2007The driver told local radio he was carrying eight passengers but had to stop when smoke start coming from the engine.

The bus was hit by a number of cars whose drivers could see far in dense cloud.

Police said three people were trapped in their cars and had to be rescued.

The crash caused long tailbacks towards France.
 
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Subject: Spanish news

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