One dead, twenty injured in accident involving French coach

A sixteen year old schoolgirl was killed and twenty young people were injured when a French coach crashed on the D5 highway near Rokycany early on Monday. The coach is reported to have careened off a motorway bridge. It was carrying 50 passengers most of them aged between 12 and 15. Twenty people were taken to hospital, three of them were airlifted with serious injuries. The cause of the accident is being investigated.