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Alpes-Maritimes: an accident on the A8 one dead and 27 injured

The first heavy toll. A spectacular accident involving a German tourist bus, a motorcycle and three vehicles made Thursday one death and injured twenty-seven (four bass) at a toll motorway A8, according to a report of the firefighters and the prefecture.

The accident occurred in the early afternoon at the toll of the A8 motorway at La Turbie (Alpes-Maritimes), near the Italian border. According to the first elements of the investigation, the German bus failed to stop at the toll point. It crashed into a concrete block and before hitting turnpike other vehicles in the Italy-France.

A German who was in the bus died. An Austrian rider is in a serious condition, like three other people. Three other injured are also found “in a state of emergency on”, according to the prefecture. The accident also injured 20 “light.”

All the injured were transported to hospitals Nice. Operations were carried out to extricate the passengers of two vehicles, said a spokesman for the firefighters.

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