British tourist killed in bus crash in French Alps, 2 others believed dead from collision

Posted on April 17, 2013 • Filed under: France, Tourist Killed, Tourists Injured

As reported by, “At least one British holidaymaker has died in a coach crash in the French Alps, police said. A further two tourists are believed to have been killed in the collision, which happened at around 2pm UK time in the Alpe d’Huez resort, according to local reports. The bus was said to have been transporting passengers home following a week-long break but crashed as it travelled down the steep mountain road, which features 21 hairpin bends. Reports suggested the vehicle’s brakes may have failed, leading it to plunge over a cliff.” Read Article

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