19 January 2013, 19:47

Russian bus crash casualties flown home

Russian bus crash casualties flown home

All 23 Russian holidaymakers who were injured in this morning’s bus crash near the French Alps have boarded a flight from Grenoble to Moscow.

The condition of three of them has been described as ‘serious but not life-threatening’. One sustained some emergency surgery at a French hospital.

Some of Grenoble casualties ‘serious’

Russian diplomats and consular officials stationed in France are closely tracking the situation of 23 Russian holidaymakers who received injuries this morning in a bus crash on a road linking an Alpine ski resort to Grenoble Airport.

All 23 are in a local hospital. The condition of three of them has been described as ‘serious, but not life-threatening.’ One remains in intensive care.

The bus was carrying a total of 44 people. It capsized after its driver lost control in difficult road conditions.

Injured Russian holidaymakers get consular help

Russian diplomats and consular officials stationed in France are closely tracking the situation of 23 Russian holidaymakers who received injuries this morning in a bus crash on a road linking an Alpine ski resort to Grenoble Airport.

All 23 are in a local hospital.

The bus was carrying a total of 44 people. It capsized after its driver lost control in difficult road conditions.

20 injured in France bus crash

At least 20 people were injured when a bus carrying Russian tourists in France overturned Saturday morning.

According to the France Presse news agency, the accident happened near the eastern town of Chambery

Seventeen people were lightly injured, while three were left with more severe - but not life-threatening – injuries, officials said.

Voice of Russia, RIA

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