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Truck slams into bus carrying French tourists in India, dozens hurt, 4 in critical condition

  • French tourists injured after a tour bus they were on was hit by a truck and overturned, chat as they receive treatment at the Mathura Das Mathur (MDM) hospital in Jodhpur, Rajasthan state, India, Monday, Oct. 14, 2013. Police said four French tourists are in critical condition and about 30 other French tourists were injured in the accident. (AP Photo/ Mohammed Sharif)

    French tourists injured after a tour bus they were on was hit by a truck and overturned, chat as they receive treatment at the Mathura Das Mathur (MDM) hospital in Jodhpur, Rajasthan state, India, Monday, Oct. 14, 2013. Police said four French tourists are in critical condition and about 30 other French tourists were injured in the accident. (AP Photo/ Mohammed Sharif)  (The Associated Press)

  • A French tourist, right, injured after a tour bus she was on was hit by a truck and overturned, is helped as she receives treatment at the Mathura Das Mathur (MDM) hospital in Jodhpur, Rajasthan state, India, Monday, Oct. 14, 2013. Police said four French tourists are in critical condition and about 30 other French tourists were injured in the accident. (AP Photo/ Mohammed Sharif)

    A French tourist, right, injured after a tour bus she was on was hit by a truck and overturned, is helped as she receives treatment at the Mathura Das Mathur (MDM) hospital in Jodhpur, Rajasthan state, India, Monday, Oct. 14, 2013. Police said four French tourists are in critical condition and about 30 other French tourists were injured in the accident. (AP Photo/ Mohammed Sharif)  (The Associated Press)

Four French tourists were in critical condition after a tour bus they were riding in was hit by a truck and overturned Monday in a northwestern Indian city.

About 30 other French tourists received more minor injuries in the accident in the historic city of Jodhpur in Rajasthan state, police said.

The French Embassy in New Delhi said the ambassador was traveling to Jodhpur where the injured were being treated in a hospital.

The tourists were leaving a resort when the accident occurred. Police said the truck slammed into the bus on a highway that goes around the city.

India has the world's deadliest roads, with more than 110,000 people killed annually. Most crashes are blamed on reckless driving, poorly maintained roads and aging vehicles.