Vehicle had shifted into opposing lane and collided with a truck, police say.
Vehicle had shifted into opposing lane and collided with a truck, police say.

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.

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.

More to come


Palaszczuk Government backflips on media gag laws

Premium Content Palaszczuk Government backflips on media gag laws

Queensland Government withdraws controversial legislation

Queensland records two new cases of COVID-19

Premium Content Queensland records two new cases of COVID-19

Two new cases of coronavirus from Sydney traveller, cargo ship crew

Queensland’s bucket list plan to save jobs

Premium Content Queensland’s bucket list plan to save jobs

QLD unemployment worst in the country