Coach Transporting British Tourists Crashes in French Alps

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A survivor gives a phone call on April 16, 2013 inside the... News PhotoAccidents and Disasters,Firefighter,France,Giving,Horizontal,Mode of Transport,Rescue Worker,Survival,TelephonePhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA survivor gives a phone call on April 16, 2013 inside the firefighters building in Bourg d'Oisan, where survivors of a coach crash have been sheltered. At least one person died and three others were seriously injured after a coach carrying Britons crashed in the French Alps, local officials said. The coach slammed into the mountain face bordering the winding road down from the popular ski resort of Alpe d'Huez and caught fire. An official told AFP one person -- thought to be the bus driver -- died, three others were seriously injured and 21 more slightly hurt. Police had previously said three perished in the accident. AFP PHOTO / JEAN PIERRE CLATOT (Photo credit should read JEAN-PIERRE CLATOT/AFP/Getty Images)