31 injured after bus bursts into flames after collision with truck in Germany

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Thirty one people were reported to have been injured after a bus caught fire after a collision with a truck on a motorway in Bavaria, Germany.

Local police confirmed the injuries and also stated that 17 people on the bus were not accounted for and there are fears that they may be dead but authorities remain hopeful. The bus was carrying 48 people when the collision took place.

Local media reported that medical emergency services were quick to respond to the incident with rescue helicopters assisting emergency workers at the scene.

Rescue helicopters assist emergency workers at accident site. Image courtesy: Reuters
Rescue helicopters assist emergency workers at accident site. Image courtesy: Reuters

More details to follow.