18 hurt in shuttle bus crash near Atlanta airport terminal

UNIVERSITY PARK, Ga. (AP) — 18 people were delivered to the hospital Friday, at least two in serious situation, after they were hurt in a crash between a lodge taxi bus and a tractor-trailer near Atlanta’s airport, officials mentioned.

Altlanta ga Fire Rescue Department spokeswoman Jeremy Keep mentioned the accident happened close to 10: 30 a. m. which it’s not immediately clear what caused the incident.

Keep says there were 18 people on the bus at the time. A Grady Memorial Hospital spokeswoman said emergency personnel there are treating 10 individuals, eight with minor injuries and two severe. The other sufferers were delivered to Altlanta ga Medical Center .

Keep says the bus served Hampton Resort, Fairfield Inn as well as Hilton hotels and has been likely to Hartsfield-Jackson Altlanta ga International airport .

The particular Atlanta Journal Constitution reviews that according to the markings over the bus, the shuttle was operated through MTI Limos. A phone call to the functions manager of the firm was not immediately came back.

Over head shots from WSB-TV illustrate shuttle ran into the left aspect of the trailer that was stretched throughout the street.

The particular shuttle bus appeared to have collided with the truck on a divided road which loops around the airport terminal. The front of the bus was terribly damaged. The windshield was cracked and it also appeared to be significant damage to the engine block.

Shuttles are a common sight on the world’s busiest airport terminal, operated by accommodations and off-airport parking services.

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Connected Press writer Kate Brumback contributed to this report through Altlanta ga .


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UNIVERSITY PARK, Ga. (AP) — 18 people were delivered to the hospital Friday, at least two in serious situation, after they were hurt in a crash between a lodge taxi bus and a tractor-trailer near Atlanta’s airport, officials mentioned.

Altlanta ga Fire Rescue Department spokeswoman Jeremy Keep mentioned the accident happened close to 10: 30 a. m. which it’s not immediately clear what caused the incident.

Keep says there were 18 people on the bus at the time. A Grady Memorial Hospital spokeswoman said emergency personnel there are treating 10 individuals, eight with minor injuries and two severe. The other sufferers were delivered to Altlanta ga Medical Center .

Keep says the bus served Hampton Resort, Fairfield Inn as well as Hilton hotels and has been likely to Hartsfield-Jackson Altlanta ga International airport .

The particular Atlanta Journal Constitution reviews that according to the markings over the bus, the shuttle was operated through MTI Limos. A phone call to the functions manager of the firm was not immediately came back.

Over head shots from WSB-TV illustrate shuttle ran into the left aspect of the trailer that was stretched throughout the street.

The particular shuttle bus appeared to have collided with the truck on a divided road which loops around the airport terminal. The front of the bus was terribly damaged. The windshield was cracked and it also appeared to be significant damage to the engine block.

Shuttles are a common sight on the world’s busiest airport terminal, operated by accommodations and off-airport parking services.

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Connected Press writer Kate Brumback contributed to this report through Altlanta ga .

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