Europe: 29 wounded as the bus from Paris to London tips over in France
The bus from Paris to London turned to its side in the northern Somme region of France on Sunday, leaving 29 people injured, four of them seriously, the authorities said.
The FlixBus, which crashed on a wet highway on Sunday, transported passengers from the United States, Spain, Australia, the Netherlands, Romania, Russia, the United Kingdom, and France. The bus was carrying 32 passengers, a statement from the Somme Prefecture said.
The wounded were taken to Amiens Hospital and several other local hospitals, according to the report.
Herve Fosse, a press officer, later said that most of the injuries were not serious and about half were not expected to remain in hospital.
The local gendarmerie tweeted a photo of the bus on its side, the front window shattered. The prefecture, which represents the state, said that the bus had left the road near the exit, but given no further information.
The low-cost FlixBus is based in Germany.