Two technicians seriously injured on James Bond set in Austria

VIENNA (AFP) - Two British technicians were seriously injured in a failed stunt on the set of the James Bond film Spectre in the Austrian Alps, police said on Wednesday.

A car crashed into a platform on the set on Tuesday, pinning one of the technicians against the platform, and throwing another one off it, local police chief Herbert Juen said.

The two were airlifted to a local hospital.

A third victim, also British, was treated on set for minor injuries.

The crew has been filming in the Austrian Alps since early January.

The 24th film in the Bond film series, Spectre is slated for release later this year.

Actor Daniel Craig is once again cast in the role of the famous fictional British spy.

Austrian actor Cristoph Waltz plays his nemesis.