At least 42 people died in a crash between a bus and a logging truck in France, NBC News reported.
The local prefecture in Gironde said that the bus was carrying a group of elderly people when it crashed with the truck at about 7:30 a.m. local time (1:30 a.m. ET) around Puisseguin. It said eight people were injured — four seriously, including two people with head trauma and two with serious burns.
Some of the survivors managed to escape by smashing windows on the bus, France's BFMTV reported.
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The crash is one of the country's worst road accidents in France's recent history, NBC News reported.