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


Bird fans flock to Tara poultry show

Bird fans flock to Tara poultry show

Birds galore at Tara Poultry Club annual show.

Council taking tenders for rezoned land

Council taking tenders for rezoned land

New plot of land available for developers.

Community relationship goes the extra mile

Community relationship goes the extra mile

Locals celebrate a community bond lasting more than a decade