Twelve Portuguese killed in French minibus crash

The wreckage of a minibus is towed from the accident site early on March 25, 2016 after it collided overnight with a truck in Montbeugny, central FranceTwelve Portuguese passengers, including a seven-year-old girl, died when their minibus collided with a heavy lorry on a motorway in central France known locally as “the road of death”. The crash happened late on Thursday night as the minibus was travelling from Switzerland to Portugal, taking the group home for the Easter holidays. “The 12 passengers of the minibus, who were all Portuguese, are dead,” said a statement from the local authority.

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