Deadly Tour Bus Accident In south Texas

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

A Mexican tour bus overturned in south Texas, leaving at least two people dead and numerous passengers injured.

Texas Department of Public Safety spokesman Tom Vinger says the
accident happened around 10 a.m. Tuesday on southbound Interstate
37, just north of Campbellton.

Vinger says the bus came to rest on its side in the grassy median, about 45 miles south of San Antonio.

Vinger told The Associated Press that the cause of the single-vehicle wreck is sought. He says the bus was traveling from San Antonio to Matamoros, Mexico. Vinger did not have information on where the trip originated.

Vinger says the bus carried about 35 people, including the driver. The DPS spokesman did not know whether the driver was among the injured. He had no number on those hurt, saying the injured were being transported to hospitals in San Antonio.

The accident happened during overcast conditions with temperatures in the mid-50s.

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