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France train crash: At least 60 injured near Saint-Aunes

Published 17/08/2016

A train has crashed near Saint-Aunes between the towns of Nimes and Montpellier in southern France.

According to French TV channel BFM, at least 10 people were seriously injured and about 50 more suffered minor injuries.

It is thought that a tree had fallen onto tracks during violent storms.

One passenger is reportedly in a critical condition after being thrown from the TER regional train.

More than 200 passengers were aboard the intercity train at the time.

Firefighters and medics are providing emergency services at the scene.

This is a developing story and will be updated


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