Six German tourists killed in Italy and eleven more injured after a suspected drunk driver piled into their group at speed in Lutago on the Austrian border. After spending the night at a club, the group of 17 was waiting by their tourist bus at 1.15 am.
It is reported by Italy's Corriere Della Sera newspaper that the driver, a 28-year-old local had a high blood alcohol level when police first arrived and has been taken for further tests. It is estimated that around 160 members of Italy's rescue services were dispatched to the scene. The German foreign ministry in Berlin said that they are in close touch with the Italian authorities who are working on identifying the victims and assisting those who have been affected in the accident."
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