At least four deaths have resulted from a terrible bus accident on Thursday in New Mexico.
A Greyhound bus carrying 47 passengers, according to the company, and a van collided in McKinley County, killing at least four people and injuring others, the New Mexico State Police Department said.
"The officers have confirmed several victims in this accident," said the NMSPD.
& # 39; Officers and EMS are still actively working on this scene & # 39;
Family members of passengers seeking information about family members can call 505-722-2002 to contact the McKinley County Emergency Management.
A passenger bus and a van collided on Thursday in McKinley County, killing several people and injuring others, the New Mexico State Police Department said.
A Greyhound passenger bus and a van collided near the town of Thoreau on Thursday afternoon.
The bus was headed from Albuquerque to Phoenix and there were 47 passengers on board, Greyhound told WTOP.
The bus suffered significant damage on the battle front.
The New Mexico State Police Department confirmed that there were multiple deaths
Pictures of the scene show the semi-trailer overturned sideways, with debris from its cargo covering the area surrounding both vehicles
Nearby hospitals in Gallup were informed that they could receive eight patients, according to KOB4.
The photos of the scene show the semi-trailer overturned on its side, with the remains of its cargo covering the area surrounding both vehicles.
The accident closed the lanes to the west of Interstate 40, near Thoreau, near mile marker 50, police said.
"Traffic is diverted to the main street in Thoreau," the NMSPD tweeted, telling drivers to wait for delays.
The accident was reported around the 1.00 p.m. MDT, reported KOB4.
Nearby hospitals in Gallup were informed that they can receive eight patients, according to KOB4.
The bus was going from Albuquerque to Phoenix and there were 47 passengers on board