February 26, 2024

LOWER PAXTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) — Three passengers have been killed after a leased bus carrying about 50 folks collided with a car on a Pennsylvania freeway, in accordance with state police.

The crash occurred in heavy rain round 11:50 p.m. Sunday on southbound Interstate 81 within the Decrease Paxton township of Dauphin County, close to Harrisburg, in accordance with state police. The bus hit a facet barrier, hit the rear of a automobile and got here to relaxation on its facet.

“Three passengers have been licensed lifeless on the scene,” the police report stated. There have been different injured, who had minor to extreme accidents.

No names have been launched.

“That is thought of a mass casualty incident,” stated Trooper Megan Frazer. “We now have eight ambulances that assisted us, in addition to (emergency personnel) as a result of variety of folks concerned and the variety of accidents.”

On the time of the incident, it was raining closely, Frazer stated in statements collected by WHTM-TV.

A number of folks have been taken to Milton S. Hershey Medical Heart with accidents, although police didn’t instantly present additional particulars. A message was despatched to the hospital Monday asking for remark.

The American Crimson Cross of Larger Pennsylvania offered meals, drink and cots on the Chambers Hill Hearth Division for passengers launched from the hospital. When requested how many individuals it was serving, the Crimson Cross indicated that “the state of affairs remains to be evolving” and couldn’t give a quantity but.

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