Bus carrying high school band students crashes in Alabama: Officials

A bus carrying high school band students from the Houston area crashed on an Alabama interstate this morning, according to school officials.
2:36 | 03/13/18

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This morning at approximately 5:30 AM oh maybe just a few minutes before that. A charter Burris. Traveling westbound interstate TN. Apparently. Got into the median. Of the interstate in the ended up going down into it being underneath the suspended bridges that crossed helped him three. They're the 54 mile marker. This bus was occupy. By approximately 45 individuals. EMS and of course sheriff's office state troopers and multiple others were dispatched in the state. Just within the past five minutes. The last victim has been removed from the wreckage. This has been an extensive rescue operation. We've had to (%expletive) down most lanes of interstate ten in. If we're still asking that people will avoid interstate ten probably for the next two to three hours is now only of the views toward the action. If this we're not going to identify the bus company. And all were going to identify the individuals because we're still attempting to notify parents. We will confirm that there is one fatality. That is owned the bush. We will also confirmed that this verses from the state of Texas. There's not a local bus we have been in contact with various authorities in Texas who are assisting us in the process. And what will confirm that the bush. Was a group of high school age students. From that area traveling back from the Central Florida area. Of those individuals that were injured they have been transported to approximately TM different area hospitals and trauma centers. Sacred heart hospital in Pensacola Baptist hospital university a west Florida south follow and regional medical center. Thomas hospital. Thomas hospital urgent care investing in USA hospital. Individuals. Approximately. Six to seven medevac helicopters are utilized in the education process. A dozen fire departments. Florida Highway Patrol also assists of this. We're in the process of also working with the Florida emergency management agency and the Baldwin county emergency management agency. Individuals from the state of Texas or in route at this time. Two assists for this. Man is a sit from this point forward. Alabama law enforcement agency state troopers will be working that accident.

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