Two Dead After Greyhound Bus Crash Between Lubbock & Wichita Falls
Several first responders were on the scene after a Greyhound bus collided with a pickup truck, resulting in the death of at least two people and leaving several others injured near Wichita Falls, at U.S. 277 and U.S 183 in Baylor County, Texas on Monday, September 14th.
A Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Sergeant told reporters that at least two people have been confirmed dead after the bus crash.
Twenty-nine passengers were aboard the Greyhound bus when it crashed into a white pickup truck, causing the bus to rollover. Several other passengers suffered severe injuries, and three passengers were airlifted to the nearest hospital after the fatal bus crash.
DPS reported that the driver of the white pickup truck suffered non-life-threatening injuries.
This account of the Greyhound rollover bus crash will be updated as the story continues to unfold.
Greyhound Bus Lines Has a History of Negligence
Bus and Truck companies prioritize their profits over all else, leaving safety as merely an afterthought. Greyhound is no exception. Executives at Greyhound regularly fail to enforce safety rules, which put their passengers at risk of injury.
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