An article from the Hays Post offers more information about a fatal bus accident that took place earlier this spring on Interstate 70. In the early hours of April 30, a Greyhound bus collided with a pickup truck on a stretch of the busy interstate highway in Trego County, Kansas. The crash ultimately killed the driver of the truck, 32-year-old Luis A. Hernandez, and sent seventeen people to the hospital. The Greyhound was carrying 42 people at the time of the accident. The driver of the bus, 42-year-old Curtis Woods, and a passenger in the pickup truck were among those who were injured.
Although many questions still remain surrounding the accident, the Kansas Highway Patrol has now released more information from their investigation, which sheds more light on what took place just before the collision. Kansas Highway Patrol officials say that, at the time of the accident, Hernandez was hauling a trailer with his pickup truck. In an attempt to pass the truck, the bus collided with the rear of the trailer, and Hernandez lost control of the truck. The truck was then hit again by the bus before rolling over and coming to a rest.
At the time of this report, no further information had been released about the current condition of the eighteen people who were injured in this accident and sent to the hospital for treatment.
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