Driver arrested after fatal coach crash

Driver arrested after fatal coach crash - Two people have died and several were injured in a French tourist coach accident on a motorway in northern Belgium on Sunday. The driver who was the subject of a narcotics test has been arrested. The 35-year-old driver of the French coach BlaBlaCar underwent a saliva test, which tested positive his license was withdrawn immediately. The passengers are mostly French but people of Spanish, Canadian, Mexican, Croatian and American nationality were also on board. The accident occurred at midday on a highway in the province of Antwerp, near the town of Schoten. The bus was carrying 30 passengers at the time of the accident. An emergency number has been set up 0.801.90.75.58.

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