Bus Crash Kills 13

The bus was carrying passengers from Mohegan Sun.

Saturday, Mar 12, 2011  |  Updated 10:07 AM EDT
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Bus Crash Kills 13

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Officials say 13 people have died in a tour bus accident in the Bronx.

A New York Fire Department spokesman said a tour bus overturned on I-95 near the West Chester County line at about 5:30 a.m. Saturday.

NBC reports the bus was returning from Mohegan Sun Casino on its way to New York City when it rolled onto its side and hit a pole on the side of the highway.

The spokesman says the bus was carrying 31 to 33 passengers. He says in addition to the fatalities, six passengers were critically injured and four have been transported to hospitals.

The spokesman says 11 others sustained minor injuries.

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