Children among 25 injured after car rams into tourist bus in Germany

 

Children among 25 injured after car rams into tourist bus in Germany

The car was reportedly being driven by an 80-year-old.

By ANI

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Published: Sat 8 Jun 2019, 1:29 PM

Last updated: Sat 8 Jun 2019, 4:08 PM

A car rammed into a tourist bus, injuring 25 people, mostly children in Germany on Friday evening, according to local authorities.

The car was reportedly being driven by an 80-year-old.

Quoting a local newspaper, Thueringer Allgemeine, Sputnik reported that at least 21 of the injured are children. The rest of the wounded include the bus driver, a teacher and the car's elderly driver along with one of its passengers.

The bus was carrying 49 schoolchildren from ages 16 to 18 years, along with six teachers and one driver when the incident occurred.

Six minors, the car's aged driver and one of its passengers were gravely wounded and are currently receiving medical attention.

Two rescue helicopters, seven ambulances and nine firefighting vehicles responded to the mishap immediately.



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