30 tourists injured in German bus crash
A BUS carrying over 30 tourists from Australia, Canada and the United States crashed into a truck filled with car tires near Heidelberg, Germany yesterday, leaving nine people seriously injured, local police said.
Hockenheim: Schwerer Verkehrsunfall mit Reisebus; mehrere Schwerverletzte pic.twitter.com/Ifkk9xhr1A— Marco Hanna (@Crash24h) October 11, 2018
Five rescue helicopters and seven ambulances raced to the scene in the small southwestern town of Hockenheim, about 20 km from Heidelberg, to carry off injured passengers, a police spokesman said. He said the road was shut for several hours.
Reports suggest there are four critical passengers and nine seriously injured.
The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade has been contacted for comment.
Bus crash in Germany injures tourists, Australians reported on board https://t.co/eZ67lv8dCh— German Newscast (@German_Newscast) October 11, 2018
Bus crash in Germany injures dozens, Canadians on board https://t.co/reGVjuT7Ja— German Newscast (@German_Newscast) October 11, 2018
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