Hindustan Times (Jalandhar)
48 INJURED, MOSTLY CHILDREN, IN GERMANY SCHOOL BUS ACCIDENT
BERLIN: At least 48 people were injured, 10 of them seriously, when a school bus in Germany crashed into a wall on Tuesday, police said. The accident, whose cause was not immediately clear, occurred at about 7 am (local time) en route to a school in the southwestern town of Eberbach. “The fully occupied school bus drove for reasons that were not immediately clear at full speed into several other vehicles and then into the wall of an electronics shop,” police said. Forty-three of those hurt were children. The driver was slightly hurt, a police spokesman told DPA news agency. Three helicopters helped rush victims to local hospitals while first responders and ambulances were dispatched to treat those lightly injured at the scene, police said.