Firefighters 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, where up to 17 people are feared dead. / AFP PHOTO / dpa / Nicolas Armer / Germany OUT (Photo credit should read NICOLAS ARMER/AFP/Getty Images)

The charred coach remains at the scene after it burst into flames with 48 people on board following a collision with a lorry.
The accident happened on the A9 motorway near the town of Bayreuth in Bavaria at around 7am local time.
Around 46 passengers, plus two drivers, were on board the tour bus at the time of the smash.
Thirty people were hurt, some suffering serious injuries. The others on board “are believed to have died on the burning bus”, police said.
Footage shows both vehicles completely gutted by the fire.
Forensic specialists attended the scene to help identify the bodies of the victims among the charred wreckage of the bus.
The remains of the dead were recovered and taken away from the scene in wooden coffins.
The coach was travelling from the eastern region of Lausitz in the direction of Nuremberg when it crashed into the lorry at the end of a traffic jam, according …
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