All 57 folks on a Niagara Falls-bound tour bus that crashed in central New York state Saturday had been hospitalized with accidents starting from minor to severe, authorities mentioned.
The 12:41 p.m. rollover on the New York State Thruway close to the village of Weedsport didn’t seem to contain some other autos, state police mentioned.
Twenty-five of the sufferers had been taken to Upstate College Hospital in Syracuse, a spokesperson mentioned.
The company mentioned the bus, operated by JTR Transportation, was headed to Niagara Falls from the agency’s base of Poughkeepsie. The driving force, recognized as Fermin P. Vasquez, 66, of Wingdale, suffered unspecified accidents.
The corporate has a “passable” service security ranking from the Federal Motor Service Security Administration.
The Related Press reported the bus had been within the Fishkill space, in New York’s Hudson Valley, earlier than heading towards Niagara Falls.
State police mentioned the reason for the crash was underneath investigation and that it was in search of witnesses.
Photographs from the scene depicted a bus with its break up windshield lacking and dents on its passenger facet and roof. Particles was strewn close by, and patches of greenery had been connected to elements of the car.
Weedsport is about 25 miles west of Syracuse.
Michelle Acevedo and Suzanne Ciechalski contributed.