Like the police announced in the afternoon that the fatal accident happened around 6.30 am in the Niedergräfenhain district of Geithain.
According to this, the driver (63) of a Peugeot ambulance was traveling east on the federal highway when he turned left at the Niedergräfenhain bus stop and entered the oncoming lane.
He ran along the road on the left side of the car and then hit the bus that was at the bus stop.
While the 58-year-old bus driver was uninjured, the 63-year-old suffered serious injuries. He was still taken to the hospital, but died there.
There were no passengers on the bus or in the ambulance at the time of the accident.
The vehicles involved suffered material damage of around 15,000 euros.
The cause of the accident is now under police investigation.