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At least 4 killed, 40 injured in bus crash on German highway

  • Rescue workers are busy at the site were a bus crashed on a highway near Bad Hersfeld, central Germany, Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014. Police say the crash occurred after a car collided with the bus, causing it to veer off the road and down a slope. Several people died in the crash and about forty haven been injured. (AP Photo/dpa, osthessen-news/Hans-Hubertus Braune)

    Rescue workers are busy at the site were a bus crashed on a highway near Bad Hersfeld, central Germany, Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014. Police say the crash occurred after a car collided with the bus, causing it to veer off the road and down a slope. Several people died in the crash and about forty haven been injured. (AP Photo/dpa, osthessen-news/Hans-Hubertus Braune)  (The Associated Press)

  • Rescue workers are busy at the site were a bus crashed on a highway near Bad Hersfeld, central Germany, Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014. Police say the crash occurred after a car collided with the bus, causing it to veer off the road and down a slope. Several people died in the crash and about forty haven been injured. (AP Photo/dpa, Osthessen-News)

    Rescue workers are busy at the site were a bus crashed on a highway near Bad Hersfeld, central Germany, Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014. Police say the crash occurred after a car collided with the bus, causing it to veer off the road and down a slope. Several people died in the crash and about forty haven been injured. (AP Photo/dpa, Osthessen-News)  (The Associated Press)

At least four people have died and about 40 have been injured in a bus crash on a highway in central Germany.

Police say the crash Tuesday near the town of Bad Hersfeld, about 100 kilometers (60 miles) northeast of Frankfurt, occurred after a car collided with the bus, causing it to veer off the road and down a slope.

The bus was carrying a group of senior citizens from southern Germany.