Bus Crash In Wyoming Snowstorm Sends 11 People To The Hospital
Written by Associated Press on April 5, 2023
Bus crash in Wyoming snowstorm injures 11 farm workers
WHEATLAND, Wyo. (AP) — A bus carrying contract farm workers from Texas to Washington state crashed on a snowy Wyoming road early Wednesday, sending 11 people to a hospital with injuries.
Forty people were on the bus when it crashed on an Interstate 25 service road south of Wheatland, a town about 170 miles (270 kilometers) north of Denver, the Wyoming Highway Patrol said in a statement.
A powerful snowstorm had closed highways throughout eastern and southern Wyoming and made other routes treacherous.
The coach bus failed to negotiate a curve and drove off the road and overturned, according to the Highway Patrol.
Emergency crews took the uninjured passengers to a local fire training center and were arranging food and lodging. The 55-year-old driver, a man from Texas, was unhurt.