Wichita Falls Greyhound Bus Crash Claims Another Life
Monday afternoon’s fatal crash involving a pickup truck and Greyhound bus outside Wichita Falls, Texas, has claimed another life.
40-Year-Old Amarillo Man Among 2 Dead Greyhound Passengers
The September 14th accident occurred around 1:55 p.m., as a Greyhound bus traveled east on U.S. Highway 277 in Baylor County en route to Dallas from Denver, Colorado. The vehicle somehow collided with a pickup truck heading south on U.S. Highway 183, slid off the roadway, and overturned into a ditch.
Twenty-nine passengers and the Greyhound driver were aboard the bus when it crashed, including several people who had joined the trip in Lubbock. The vehicle was scheduled to arrive in Wichita Falls around 2:40 p.m.
One Greyhound passenger died at the scene. He was later identified as a 40-year-old Amarillo man.
Wichita Falls Greyhound Crash Sent 18 to Area Hospitals
Eighteen people were hurt, including the pickup truck driver, who suffered non-life-threatening injuries. Two passengers were airlifted to John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth, and a third was flown to United Regional in Wichita Falls. Ambulances transferred nine others to United Regional and six to Seymour Hospital.
One passenger later died in the hospital. As of Tuesday afternoon, six people were at John Peter Smith, and 12 were receiving care in United Regional.
So far, authorities have not identified any of the other crash victims. The accident remains under investigation.
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