French couple killed in Italy car crash: report

12th July 2011, Comments 0 comments

A French husband and wife were killed in a car crash in Italy on Tuesday that also seriously injured their teenage daughters, after a runaway truck veered into oncoming traffic on Italy's main motorway.

The man was 56 and the woman 44, while the daughters are aged 16 and 14, Italian news agency ANSA reported. The accident happened on the A1 near Bologna in central Italy and the truck was carrying cement blocks, the report said.

Three other people were also injured in the accident, it added.

© 2011 AFP

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