MONDAY 01/25/21 1:31 p.m.
MOHAVE COUNTY, Arizona (ABC4) – Officials have identified the victim involved in Friday’s tour bus crash, Monday.
The Mohave County Sheriff’s Office has identified the deceased passenger as 53-year-old Shelley Ann Voges, of Boonville, Indiana.
According to officials the other passengers who were initially in critical condition have since been downgraded and now are stable.
“The majority of the passengers were from the United States. One passenger was from Europe,” shares the sheriff’s office. “Ages of the passengers range from 20 years of age to 60 years of age.”
The investigation into why the accident occurred remains ongoing, and more information will be released pending the results of the investigation.
ORIGINAL STORY: 1 dead, dozens injured after bus heading to Grand Canyon crashes
FRIDAY 01/22/2021 8:16 p.m.
MOHAVE COUNTY, Arizona (ABC4) – Officials say 1 person is dead and dozens more are injured after a tour bus traveling to the Grand Canyon crashed in Arizona Friday afternoon.
According to the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office, officers responded to milepost 5 of Diamond Bar Rd. after multiple reports that a tour bus had rolled over and landed on its side.
The bus, which was under the management of a Las Vegas based company, was carrying 48 people at the time of the crash.
One person was pronounced dead at the scene while two other passengers were critically injured and were transported to local hospitals. Seven passengers were transported to Kingman Regional Medical Center with less severe injuries. 33 other passengers were taken to the hospital for minor injuries, the MCSO said.
The identities of those killed and injured in the crash have not yet been released. An investigation into the crash is ongoing.
The crash in Arizona comes as a car crashed into a South Salt Lake apartment on Friday, seriously injuring a 12-year-old girl.
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