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This Thursday, July 10, 2014 photo provided by the Grand Teton National Park shows a bus that flipped on its side in Grand Teton National Park. Officials say about two dozen people were taken to a hospital after a bus flipped on its side. Authorities say no other vehicles were involved. It wasn't clear who owned the bus or whether it was on a tour. (AP Photo/Michael Nash, Grand Teton National Park)
8 hospitalized after Teton Park tour bus crash
First Published Jul 11 2014 09:43 am • Last Updated Jul 11 2014 01:06 pm

Grand Teton National Park, Wyo. • Authorities say a bus carrying Asian tourists flipped on its side on a busy highway in Grand Teton National Park, and eight people were hospitalized.

Officials say the other 19 people aboard were taken to a hospital and released after Thursday’s crash.

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Two of the hospitalized victims were in fair condition, and the others had non-life-threatening injuries. No other details were available.

The crash occurred on U.S. 89 north of Colter Bay Village on Jackson Lake. Park spokeswoman Jackie Skaggs says investigators believe the bus went off the pavement and flipped on its side when the driver overcorrected.

The driver was among those taken to a hospital. His condition wasn’t immediately known.

Skaggs says the passengers were from one or more Asian nations, but she didn’t have specifics.




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