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    Charter bus overturns west of Dallas; rescues in progress

    http://www.khou.com/news/texas-news/...202523441.html

    IRVING, Texas -- Rescue crews are on the scene where a charter bus crashed on northbound State Highway 161 west of Dallas.

    The witness said he saw one person trapped underneath the bus. He said rescue crews came to the scene about four to five minutes after the bus crashed.

    Several ambulances and one CareFlite helicopter are at the scene. It is unknown how many people were injured in the crash.

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    http://www.myfoxdfw.com/story/219428...dent-in-irving

    Two people are dead after a charter bus crashed in Irving this morning on Highway 161 and Belt Line Road.
    At least 16 people are believed injured in the accident. Forty people were on board.

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    On channel 8 they are saying 3 dead --edit now back to 2 people. Been watching this and can't stop. Elderly headed to Choctaw for a good time. Praying for those on the bus. Had to be a horrific slam, saying hit retainer wall almost head on.
    Last edited by SailorMoon; 04-11-2013 at 11:39 AM. Reason: state trooper saying 2 people
    (all posts are my opinion only--do not try to understand my logic)

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    http://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/Bus...202519541.html

    Department of Public Safety Trooper Lonny Hashell confirmed two people were killed in the crash. 36 injured were transported to area hospitals. Irving Fire Department said 45 people were on the passenger list.
    Sixteen patients are in critical condition, according to emergency crews. Many passengers suffered minor injuries. Patients were sent to Baylor Irving Medical Center and Las Colinas Medical Center. Severely injured patients were sent to Parkland Memorial Hospital. Dallas County Medical Examiner has been called to the scene.



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