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One dead and several injured in Ticino coach accident

National News // By Tay Kinnear // Oct. 15, 2018

A 27-year-old woman has died and several more seriously injured after coach crashed into autoroute barriers in canton Ticino yesterday morning.

Pixabay One dead and several injured in Ticino coach accident

The German registered vehicle was taking a group of young pilgrims to Assisi - the birthplace of St Francis.

 14 were injured, three of them seriously – including the driver.

One of the first people at the scene, a nurse who was travelling just behind, says it was horrific and many of the young passengers were panicking.

The cause of the accident is not known – police are investigating. 

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