A bus carrying tourists from Australia, the US and Canada has crashed in Germany, with reports that four passengers are in a critical condition.
The bus is believed to have hit a truck full of car tyres near Heidelberg, Germany.
Australian officials in Germany are making urgent enquiries with local authorities to confirm the identity and condition of any Australians involved in the bus incident near Heidelberg.
- Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade spokesperson
Seven ambulances and five rescue helicopters have attended the scene, with the road shut for several hours.
There are reports that 30 people have been injured in the crash, with nine people seriously injured.