(IRVING, Texas) — A charter bus overturned Thursday on Texas State Highway 161, just east of Dallas-Fort Worth, leaving at last two people dead and more than 30 others injured.
Investigators say the driver lost control of the vehicle, struck a traffic attenuator — one of those rubber barrels you see along freeways — bounced to the other side, which caused the bus to flip onto its right side, blocking the main door when it rolled over.
A crane was brought into place to turn the bus upright.
The freeway was blocked in both directions with fire trucks, ambulances, and police cars.
Copyright 2013 ABC News Radio
Recent posts in National News