French Alps 'horror film' crash burns victim wins payout

French Alps 'horror film' crash burns victim wins payout
 

A woman who suffered burns to 96% of her body in a crash in France has won a £1m-plus settlement.
Catrin Pugh, 22, from Rossett, Wrexham, was returning from a ski season, when a coach burst into flames, killing the driver and injuring passengers.
She was given a one in 1,000 chance of survival, spent three months in a coma and has had 200 operations since the French Alps crash in 2013.
The seven-figure settlement was reached with the owner of the coach firm.
Her bus crashed as it travelled down a steep mountain road which features 21 hairpin bends near Alpe d'Huez, killing the 63-year-old... read more

 
13 October 2016 in Regional, Views: 42
Source: BBC
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