At least three people have died after a charter bus carrying up to 50 people collided with a car and overturned on the Pennsylvania freeway
- At least three people died after the bus crashed into another vehicle on Interstate 81 in Dauphin County’s Lower Paxton Township Sunday evening
- Several other passengers suffered injuries that ranged ‘from minor to critical’
- The bus, carrying up to 50 passengers, overturned on its side and came to rest on a roadside berm
At least three people have died after a bus collided with another vehicle in a crash Sunday night on a stretch of Interstate 81 in Pennsylvania.
Several other passengers on the bus, which was carrying 45 to 50 people, were also seriously injured in the crash, officials said.
The bus was traveling through Dauphin County’s Lower Paxton Township when it struck another passenger vehicle and overturned around 11:49 p.m. Footage from the scene shows it came to a stop on its side at a roadside berm.
Private Megan Frazer said: ‘Several passengers on the bus have died. Several people were transported to Hershey Medical Center for various injuries.
The identity of the victims has not been released and the police are currently trying to inform their relatives.
At least three passengers were killed after the bus collided with another vehicle and overturned
A huge emergency response was staged with dozens of people believed to have been taken to hospital
Police are continuing to investigate the accident and the victims have not yet been named
A badly damaged car with shattered windows was also spotted by the side of the road after the crash
A massive emergency response was launched, dozens of people were reportedly taken to hospital, and I-81 was closed between exits 77 and 72 for several hours.
The nearby Chambers Hill Fire Department was used as a reunification center and the Red Cross also assisted in the response.
Police said the investigation is ongoing.