A fire truck (illustration image) - Damien MEYER / AFP

Sixteen people were injured on Monday in a bus accident in Mantes-la-Ville, in the Yvelines, including the driver, we learned from firefighters and the police. The driver became unwell shortly after 8:15 a.m. and the bus ended up in an uninhabited house, police said. The man was slightly injured, as were 15 passengers, including four minors, the source said.

Some of the injured, all in "relative emergency", had to be transported to hospital, according to the firefighters. The four minors were handed over directly to their parents, according to a police source. An investigation was entrusted to the accident brigade of the Mantes-la-Jolie police station.


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