Bus carrying 48 people flips over on way to Grand Canyon: 1 dead, 9 critical

1 month ago

Peach Springs news, Arizona news.

A touristic bus carrying 47 passengers and the driver had flipped over on the way to Grand Canyon Friday.

One person died, and nine others were critically injured when paramedics arrived at the scene by milepost 5 on Diamond Bar Road, Peach Springs.

The rollover crash, according to the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office, occurred at around 12:21 p.m.

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  • A total of 33 passengers sustained minor injuries and taken to a local hospital for evaluation. Preliminary reports said that speed may be involved in the incident.

    “The RedCross Central & Northern Arizona Chapter is aware of the transportation accident involving a bus near the Grand Canyon and is monitoring the situation,” the organization said.

    The victims’ identities will be released later on, the MCSO said.