British tourists killed in a coach crash in Austria
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Five British tourists were killed when their tour coach veered off a mountain road and rolled down an embankment in Austria.
A sixth tourist died later from injuries sustained in the crash at Bad Duerrnberg, near Hallein, south of Salzburg.
At least 40 of the 49 coach passengers, 42 of whom were British were hurt in the coach crash.
The most seriously injured were treated in Salzburg's two main hospitals, the Landeskrankenhaus and the Unfallkrankenhaus.
The trip was organised by London-based tour operator Inghams.
Austrian police believe the coach was forced off the road by a minibus, which swerved to avoid an oncoming car while overtaking.
Alexander Harris is representing the family of a passenger that died in the crash and four others that were injured including the Astley family from Bolton who were on holiday in Austria.
Don Astley and his son Ian were thrown from the coach as it rolled down the embankment landing on its roof. Ian sustained head injuries whilst his mum Glenys, who was trapped in the wreckage, suffered spinal injuries.
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