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3 U.S. Tourists Die in Spain Bus Crash

<i> Associated Press</i>

A double-decker bus carrying U.S. tourists to religious shrines in France and Portugal swerved off a slippery road and flipped over, killing three passengers and injuring 22, police said Saturday.

The bus had 43 passengers, most from Arizona, and a Spanish driver, police said.

The identities and hometowns of the victims were not immediately available. Authorities initially said there were four dead but revised the figure downward.

The accident occurred about 8:30 a.m. near Abrera, a town 25 miles north of Barcelona.

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