GUARDIA have confirmed two people are seriously injured after a coach collided with three cars on the AP-7 motorway outside Alicante.

The bus, reportedly ‘full of tourists’, was operated by Portuguese travel company Vale Do Ave.

None on board the bus were seriously injured – the two hospitalised were said to be driving one of the cars.

The accident happened at 10.30pm on Saturday, at km 674 in the El Campello area.

‘CHUNK OF METAL’: The two injured were reportedly from one of three cars in the collision

The crash occurred at the exit to Alicante Airport.

An eyewitness spotted ‘four to five’ ambulances and ’10 police cars’ at the scene.

Emergency services were seen taking people ‘on stretchers’.

“It looked like a bus full of tourists,” Dave McQueen, owner of BenidormReviews.com, told the Olive Press.

“The side of the coach was open and it was full of suitcases, so it was definitely packed when it crashed.”

COACH: The bus is emblazoned with the Vale Do Ave name – a Portuguese company

The bus was reportedly a 52-seater and had hit another car in front, which looked like a ‘chunk of metal’.

A second eyewitness, Dave Calpe, said he saw ‘flashing lights everywhere’ and said the collision ‘looked bad’.

Vale Do Ave have not yet responded for comment.

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