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Bus Crash leaves British girl airlifted to hopsital

An English girl was flown to hospital after an accident in Austria in which a British tour bus was hit by a Polish lorry.

The accident happened on the busy A12 Autobahn in Tyrol, Austria, heading towards Arlberg and left debris scattered across the road after the lorry disintegrated when it bounced off the bus and hit the central reservation.

Two people were taken to hospital by ambulance and the air ambulance was called to take the girl to hospital after she suffered from shock and ended up with an asthma attack.

The injured were taken to hospital in Innsbruck.

Police said that the bus was operated by Battersby Silver Grey, a family run business based in Morecambe, Lancashire.

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