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UK News Glasgow University student injured in horror coach crash in France

01:00  04 november  2019
01:00  04 november  2019 Source:   msn.com

Biker rushed to hospital after serious crash in Glasgow's West End

  Biker rushed to hospital after serious crash in Glasgow's West End Emergency services rushed to Queen Margaret Drive at around 9.50am after reports of the horror crash. Drivers are advised to avoid the area with diversions being put in place. The biker was taken to Queen Elizabeth University Hospital with serious injuries. Police Scotland tweeted: "Drivers are advised Queen Margaret Drive is currently closed in both directions between Great Western Road and Maryhill Road due to a collision. "The road is expected to remain closed for some time. Diversions are in place and motorists are asked to avoid the area if possible.

The Flexibus coach was travelling from Paris to London when it was involved in a horror crash near Amiens in northern France .

BRIT tourists are among 33 injured after a London-bound coach was involved in a horror crash in northern France today. Four of the victims suffered The crash reportedly happened when the vehicle hit a safety rail on the busy A1 motorway between Amiens and Saint-Quentin just before noon today.

a pile of luggage sitting on top of a grass covered field: The Flixbus coach overturned on route from Paris to London © AFP via Getty Images The Flixbus coach overturned on route from Paris to London

A Glasgow University student is among 33 people injured in a horror coach crash in France.

Ten British tourists were seriously injured when the coach departing from Paris to London skidded out of its lane and travelled down a verge before rolling onto its side on the A1, east of Amiens.

Tourists from nine nations were on board from the UK, France, the US, Spain, Australia, Romania, Mauritius, Japan and Sri Lanka.

Glasgow University student Jamie Kerr, 20, and his girlfriend Gemma Given, both from Northern Ireland were treated in hospital for head and hand injuries.

British tourists among 33 injured in horror coach crash in France

  British tourists among 33 injured in horror coach crash in France Fire crews cut into the stricken coach to free trapped passengers, four of whom are believed to have been seriously injured. Four of victims on the FlexiBus coach sustained serious injuries when the vehicle veered out of its lane, smashed through a barrier and down a verge onto its side, the Mirror online reported .

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BRIT tourists are among 33 injured after a London-bound coach was involved in a horror crash in northern France today. Four of the victims suffered serious injuries when the Flexibus coach rolled onto its side in the shocking smash. The crash reportedly happened when the vehicle hit a safety rail

a truck that is sitting in the grass: Emergency services respond to the incident which took place on the A1 motorway near Berny-en-Santerre, northern France © AFP via Getty Images Emergency services respond to the incident which took place on the A1 motorway near Berny-en-Santerre, northern France

The couple were offered a bus back to the UK but decided to make their own way home after their ordeal.

His dad told the BBC: "I feel a bit more could have been done for them.

"They'll learn a lot from all of this but I'm expecting an emotional response when they get home and it all hits them."

The incident happened on the A1 motorway, near Saint-Quentin, Somme, just before 12pm local time on Sunday.

Five patients - three of them British - suffered serious injuries, while the others suffered lighter injuries.

Fire crews had to cut open part of the coach to free trapped passengers.

A Foreign Office spokesman said: "We are in contact with the French authorities following a road traffic accident in France and we will do all we can to assist any British people who need our help."

Biker in serious condition following crash .
Queen Margaret Drive's closed in both directions following a crash between a car and a motorbike. Police were called to the scene around 9.50am and the biker has been taken to hospital with serious injuries. A Police Scotland spokesperson said: "Police received reports around 9.50am of a collision involving a car and a motorbike on Queen Margaret Drive, Glasgow. "The motorcyclist is being taken to Queen Elizabeth University Hospital with serious injuries. The road is closed in both directions." More follows. Hear all the latest news from across Glasgow and the West on the hour, every hour, at Clyde 1.

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