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Motorist dies after crash with bus in Kirchberg
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Motorist dies after crash with bus in Kirchberg

15.07.2016 From our online archive
A 90-year-old driver of a car is reported to have died following a crash with a bus in the Kirchberg district of Luxembourg City on Thursday afternoon.

A 90-year-old driver of a car is reported to have died following a crash with a bus in the Kirchberg district of Luxembourg City on Thursday afternoon.

The incident occurred at about 4:20pm when the man is said to have suffered from sudden health issues while driving on the Avenue J. F. Kennedy, close to the Auchan shopping centre, causing him to lose control of the vehicle.

The car swerved and crashed into a tree on a traffic island, before colliding with a bus approaching in the opposite direction.

Seriously injured, the victim was rushed to hospital, but was pronounced dead a short while later. The man was a Luxemburger living in the capital.

No injuries were reported for the bus passengers.