Two Charter Buses Collide, Military Personnel Injured
An accident on the southbound Interstate 35 in Fort Worth has left 10 people injured when two charter buses transporting military personnel from Oklahoma to North Texas and another vehicle collided on Saturday morning.
According to MedStar EMS spokesman Matt Zavadsky, the accident happened Saturday morning on southbound Interstate 35 in Fort Worth. All lanes of southbound I-35 at Meacham Boulevard when the lead bus suddenly stopped, possibly bumped a car in front of it, then the second bus rear-ended the first one.
The buses involved in the accident were transporting uniformed personnel from Fort Still, Oklahoma, to Fort Sam Houston, in San Antonio. Zavadsky said in a statement that eight bus passengers from the buses and two other people from another vehicle were taken to area hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries.
Investigators say one of the buses had minor damage and was able to drive away, while the second bus sustained damage that required it to be towed from the scene of the accident.
Fort Worth police Corporal. Tracey Knight had no immediate information on the cause of the accident or any additional details regarding the bus charter operator.
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