Car crashes into German tourists in northern Italy, 6 dead

ROME: A car crashed into a group of young people in northern Italy early Sunday, killing 6 people and injuring 11, Italian fire officials said.

The fatal accident occurred in, near the, shortly after 1 a.m., when the Germans met to board their bus.

The Luttach volunteer fire service said in a Facebook post that the six dead were killed at the scene. The injured were taken to several nearby hospitals.

Sky TG24 quoted the Italian carabinieri as saying that the driver was believed to be from the area and had a high blood alcohol content.