Death toll in road accident in France reaches 49 (UPDATE)
Details added, headline changed (first version posted on 12:04)
Up to 49 people were killed as a bus and truck collided in France's Libourne, RIA Novosti reported.
The incident occurred in the department of Gironde. The bus and the truck caught fire following the collision.
As many as 60 firefighters have arrived at the scene.
The cause of the accident is yet to be determined.