At least 65 wounded in traffic accident in Paris

By on January 30, 2017


PARIS –At least 65 people were wounded in a traffic accident on Monday along a highway in the Les Yvelines department in western Paris, local authorities have said.

A big pile-up occurred early Monday morning on the A13 highway, after two buses, a semi-trailer and four cars crashed into one another, Les Yvelines prefecture said.

At least 65 people were injured in the accident, with five in critical condition. Dozens of rescuers were in place to help evacuate the victims.

The cause of the accident is yet to be known.