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Dozens hurt in motorway pile-up near Paris

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By Euronews
Dozens hurt in motorway pile-up near Paris

A motorway pile-up in France has left at least 65 people injured, five of them in a serious condition.

It happened early on Monday morning on the A13 motorway in the Yvelines region, near Paris.

Two buses, an articulated lorry and four cars were involved in the crash at around 5 am.

Dozens of firefighters and medical teams rushed to the scene, evacuating the injured to hospital.

The affected section of road was closed for hours.

Major traffic jams built up until the stretch of motorway reopened late in the morning.

The cause of the accident is still not known.