LAS VEGAS (CBSLA) – A bus heading to the Grand Canyon rolled over with 48 people inside, killing one person and injuring 33 others.
It happened around 12:21 p.m. Friday at Mile Post 5 on Diamond Bar Road, according to a deputy with the Mohave County Sheriff’s Department in Arizona. The Las Vegas-based bus was driving to the landmark when it crashed for an unknown reason.READ MORE: Woman Says She Was Refused Service At An Encino Dunkin' Donuts For Being Deaf
Two people were critically injured and airlifted to Las Vegas. Seven others had “significant injuries,” deputies said. Thirty-three people were transported to Kingman Regional Medical Center in Kingman, Arizona.
The Red Cross of Central & Northern Arizona tweeted Friday that they are monitoring the situation.READ MORE: Illegal Marijuana Grow Bust Nets Nearly 30,000 Plants And Leads To 31 Arrests In San Bernardino
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The @redcross Central & Northern AZ Chapter is aware of the transportation accident involving a bus near the Grand Canyon and is monitoring the situation.
— Red Cross AZ (@RedCrossAZ) January 22, 2021
The names of the victims have not been released. The cause of the crash is still under investigation.