Texas rollover bus crash kills eight, injures dozens: media

Michel CooperLast Update : Sunday 15 May 2016 - 1:14 AM
Texas rollover bus crash kills eight, injures dozens: media

<span class="articleLocation”>Eight people were killed and about 40 others were injured when a charter bus rolled over on a Texas highway on Saturday morning, the Laredo Morning Times newspaper reported.

Webb County spokesman Larry Sanchez told the newspaper that seven people died at the scene of the crash and another died at an area hospital. Sanchez said that 37 others were transported to area hospitals, the newspaper reported.

The bus was driving north on U.S. Route 83 to the Kickapoo Lucky Eagle Casino Hotel in Eagle Pass, Texas, when the crash occurred, the newspaper said.

Reuters could not independently verify the report. Local authorities could not be immediately reached for comment.

(Reporting by Curtis Skinner in San Francisco; Editing by Leslie Adler)

Source: Reuters US

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