Vehicle Accident – Europe – France


EDIS Number: VI-20101215-28852-FRA
Date / time: 15/12/2010 15:01:34 [UTC]
Event: Vehicle Accident
Area: Europe
Country: France
State/County: Bourgogne
City: Auxerre
Number of Deads: None or unknow
Number of Injured: 20 persons
Damage level: Minor

Description:

A school bus and a train collided in central France Tuesday, leaving about 20 teenagers injured, three of them seriously, after the driver was apparently distracted by a fight among them, officials said. "According to witnesses there was a fight in the bus leading the driver to intervene and stop on the level crossing," prosecutor Francois Perain said at the site of the accident north of the town of Auxerre.

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