20 injured after Greyhound bus crashes on I-70
Dec 28, 2021, 7:49 AM | Updated: 9:05 am
(Utah Highway Patrol)
EMERY COUNTY, Utah — Officials with the Utah Highway Patrol said approximately 20 people were injured after a Greyhound bus crashed on Interstate 70 Monday night.
Authorities said the bus was traveling from Green River to Las Vegas when it veered off the right side of the roadway near milepost 112, traveled approximately 100 yards and overturned.
Thirty-seven passengers and a driver were on board the bus when it crashed; approximately 20 people were taken to area hospitals. Troopers said their injuries ranged from minor to serious, but none appeared to be life-threatening.
Non-injured passengers were taken to a church in Emery.
Emergency crews from Carbon, Emery, Wayne, Sevier and Sanpete counties responded to the scene, and the crash is under investigation.
Troopers said the interstate is clear and crews will work to remove the bus Tuesday morning.