One person is dead and others were seriously hurt after a tour bus headed to the Grand Canyon crashed in Arizona on Friday, the sheriff’s office stated.
The trip bus, which was managed by a Las Vegas business, was carrying 48 individuals, consisting of the driver, according to the Mohave County Sheriff’s Workplace.
It rolled and arrived at its side around 12: 20 p.m. on Diamond Bar Roadway on its method towards the Grand Canyon National Forest, the officials said.
A single person was killed, two others were in critical condition and 7 others were likewise taken to a hospital with less major injuries, the sheriff’s workplace said.
Thirty-three other individuals on the bus had small injuries.
The name of the trip bus company, and where precisely it departed from were not released in the constable’s declaration. The mishap is under examination, it said.
Photos of the scene showed the bus on its side. Some on social media described helping pull people out of the bus.
The Red Cross of Arizona tweeted that it was keeping an eye on the circumstance. The company provides shelter and other support to those in need following accidents and catastrophes.
Grand Canyon West has to do with a 126- mile drive from downtown Las Vegas. It’s on the Hualapai Reservation west of Grand Canyon National Forest and has attractions like the Skywalk, which extends about 70 feet over the canyon’s rim.
Phil Helsel is a reporter for NBC News.