NYFD: 13 Dead in Bronx Tour Bus Accident

Saturday, 12 Mar 2011 07:21 AM

 

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NEW YORK (AP) — Officials say 13 people have died in a tour bus accident in the Bronx.

A New York Fire Department spokesman said a tour bus overturned on the New England Thruway near the West Chester County line at about 5:30 a.m. Saturday.

The spokesman says the bus was carrying 31 to 33 passengers. He says in addition to the fatalities, six passengers were critically injured and four have been transported to hospitals.

The spokesman says 11 others sustained minor injuries.

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