Tour Bus Crash in Texas; At Least 13 Dead. Vietnamese Martyrs Church
A charter tour bus taking a Vietnamese church group, the Vietnamese Martyrs Church of Houston from Houston to Carthage, Missouri crashed on highway 75 after leaving the highway and going off of a bridge.
The bus was carrying 55 people. 13 people were pronounced dead early Friday morning and 48 were taken to local hospitals to be treated for various levels of injuries. At least five more passengers were hospitalized and in critical condition pending surgery.
Police have reported that the cause of this bus crash may be a tire blowout. Weather and other road conditions are currently being investigated. The driver of the bus is alive and is able to communicate with authorities.
Five years ago, 10 people were killed less than a mile away from this bus accident when a trucker crossed the median.
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