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Wrong-Way Driver Plows Into Greyhound Bus


A woman is dead and thirteen others were injured when a wrong-way driving plowed onto a Greyhound bus early Friday morning in Phoenix. According to State Troopers, a 24-year-old woman was traveling the wrong way on Interstate 10 just before 2:30 a.m. near Sarival when she struck head-on into a Greyhound bus carrying 39 passengers. The woman died at the scene, and thirteen passengers on the bus were injured. The woman was identified as a Peoria woman and mother of two. Police believe drugs or alcohol played a role in the crash.

Troopers received reports of a vehicle traveling westbound in the eastbound lanes of I-10 just moments before the crash. Troopers said the woman was traveling at about 65 mph when she slammed into the bus. The bus driver was able to maintained control of the vehicle. The impact caused massive damages to both vehicles. Photos taken at the scene show the wrong-way driver's vehicle heavily smashed up. Troopers say the bus was en route to Phoenix from San Bernardino, CA. A spokesperson with Greyhound said another bus took the uninjured passengers to Phoenix to finish or continue their travels. The investigation is ongoing, and there is no new information of the victims taken to area hospitals.

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