PICS: All 18 Missing in German Bus Crash Are Dead

BERLIN (AP) — Bavarian police confirm that all 18 people missing in the bus crash on a highway in southern Germany are dead.

Another 30 people were injured when the bus carrying a group of German senior citizens crashed into a truck on the A9 highway in Bavaria early Monday and burst into flames. Two of the injured are still in life-threatening condition.

Police also tweeted that the members of the group were between 41 and 81 years old and mostly from Saxony in eastern Germany. Two drivers and 46 passengers were on the bus.

The accident took place around 7 a.m. when the bus rear-ended a trailer-truck at the end of a traffic jam on the A9 highway near Muenchberg in Bavaria.

This aerial view shows fire fighters at work at the scene where a tour bus burst into flames following a collision with a trailer truck on highway A9 near Muenchberg, southern Germany, on July 3, 2017, where up to 18 people are feared dead. (BODO SCHACKOW/AFP/Getty)

Bavaria’s Interior Minister Joachim Herrmann (R) speaks to journalists next to German Transport Minister Alexander Dobrindt at the scene where a tour bus burst into flames following a collision with a trailer truck on the highway A9 near Münchberg, southern Germany, on July 3, 2017. (MATTHIAS BALK/AFP/Getty)

Members of the fire brigade work at the scene where a tour bus burst into flames following a collision with a trailer truck on the highway A9 near Münchberg, southern Germany, on July 3, 2017. (CHRISTOF STACHE/AFP/Getty)

Firemen work on the site of a bus crash on the A9 highway near Muenchberg, southern Germany, on July 3, 2017. (CHRISTOF STACHE/AFP/Getty)


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