Children among 40+ injured as bus crashes into ambulance in Germany (PHOTOS)
The incident took place near the city of Luebeck on Saturday evening. The bus carrying 42 children and five adults was on the way to the summer camp when it collided with an ambulance.
The majority of the injuries the passengers received were light, police later confirmed to local news outlets. Yet, two people – a child and an adult – were taken to the hospital with serious injuries.
Ein Reisebus ist auf dem Weg zu einem Feriencamp auf der L 58 bei #Rüting mit einem Rettungswagen zusammengestoßen. Unter den 46 Verletzen sind viele Kinder. https://t.co/3PgtDsUZnMpic.twitter.com/l1pgUZUGpK— Kieler Nachrichten (@kn_online) July 1, 2018
“The ambulance overturned and slid a few meters on the road,” a police spokesman said. Images of the horrific collision on social media showed the extensive damage to the bus, while the ambulance was almost sliced in two.
Police have already started an investigation into the cause of the incident.
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