Driver sought after British couple seriously hurt in France crash

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FRANCE-ARCHITECTURE

A young British couple are in a serious condition in hospital after they were hit by a car in France.

The accident happened in La Clusaz in Haute-Savoie early on Wednesday evening.

It is thought they were waiting at a bus stop when they were struck by the vehicle.

Police are trying to trace the driver of the car.

The injured couple were taken to hospital in Annecy for treatment.

A police spokesman in Annecy said: "Investigations are under way. The couple were on foot when they were hit by a car.

"We are trying to establish the identity of the driver."

A Foreign Office spokesman said: "We are in touch with local authorities after two British nationals were taken to hospital in La Clusaz, France.

"We are ready to provide support."