PA tour bus crash: A tour bus carrying a women’s lacrosse team crashed in Pennsylvania, leaving two dead and more injured.
At least two people died and two dozen people were injured after a tour bus crashed in Pennsylvania on Saturday.
The bus was carrying players and coaches of the women’s Seton Hill University lacrosse team, reported The Associated Press.
The team was on its way to a game when the bus veered off a freeway in Pennsylvania and crashed into a tree near the Carlisle exit on the Pennsylvania Turnpike.
The bus driver and one passenger died in the accident, Pennsylvania Turnpike spokeswoman Renee Colborn told AP.
Three seriously injured people were transported to Hershey Medical Center via helicopters. The other 19 were sent to hospitals via ambulance, reported Fox 43.
The team was heading to play at game at Millersville University.
“Today’s women’s lacrosse game vs. Seton Hill has been canceled. Seton Hill was involved in a traffic accident en route to the game. We hope the best for all involved,” Millersville University Athletics said via Facebook.
State Police Public Information Officer Trooper Robert Hicks said in a press conference that police are continuing to investigate the cause of the crash, according to The Sentinel publication.
He said that no information has been released about the passengers of the bus until next of kin are notified.
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